Sam's Chicken Gumbo

Sam's Chicken Gumbo Recipe

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Candace Lemings


No two gumbos are ever the same! But when there's a recipe to follow it can get pretty close sometimes... ;)
This recipe is also from my grandmother-in-law.


★★★★★ 1 vote

~ 6 to 8
45 Min
Stove Top


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chicken thighs, skinless and boneless
2 links
sausage, smoked, all meat
3 small
onions, chopped
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
1 can(s)
cream of chicken soup
green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 tsp
ground thyme
dry roux mix
1 c
okra, chopped or sliced
salt to taste
black pepper to taste
extra chicken broth (optional)

How to Make Sam's Chicken Gumbo


  • 1Boil chicken with 1/2 of the onions, celery and bell pepper.
  • 2When almost done, remove chicken from broth and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • 3Slice sausage and brown.
  • 4When sausage is browned, all remaining onions, celery and bell pepper; saute'.
  • 5Add chicken and stir to blend flavors, then put everything back into the broth and add thyme.
  • 6Cook long enough for flavors to thoroughly blend. Add roux mix to thicken to taste.
  • 7Add okra at the end, just long enough for it to get tender.
  • 8If desired add extra broth.
  • 9Serve over rice.

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About Sam's Chicken Gumbo

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #cajun, #Gumbo

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