Delicious Louisiana Gumbo

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Amy Herald

By
@Meave

This is so good stuff! All from scratch! No Zatarain's here! You can use any combination of meats, 1 1/2 lbs. or a half a pound of all three! MMMM mmm!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 5 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 2 c
    cooked
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, peeled and diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    whole bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried whole thyme
  • 3 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1/2 lb
    chopped cooked chicken meat
  • 1/2 lb
    raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removied
  • 1/2 lb
    sliced andouille sausage or other smoked sausage
  • 2 c
    frozen sliced okra
  • 1 can(s)
    corn, drained

How to Make Delicious Louisiana Gumbo

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small skillet, add 2 Tbsp canola oil, brown chicken and sausage. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add okra, garlic, onions and celery to skillet and saute until all veggies are wilted and onions are clear. Set aside.
  3. a large dutch oven or soup pot add 1/4 cup of canola oil and heat over medium-high heat. (3-5 minutes)
  4. Add flour and continually stir until flour browns to the color of peanut butter (about 20-25 minutes).
  5. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, thyme, bay leaf, Cajun seasoning, okra, chicken, sausage, and corn. Stir well; simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Add shrimp and cook for another 5 to 10 minutes or until shrimp is pink and cooked through. Add more Cajun seasoning to taste if desired.
  7. Remove bay leaf and serve in a hot bowl over 1/2 cup cooked white rice.

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About Delicious Louisiana Gumbo

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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