Elaine's Gumbo

1
Glenda Whisenhunt

By
@Glenda_Whisenhunt

This makes a very large pot.

Freezes well

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1
chicken
2 lb
shrimp
2
loops of sausage
3
large onions
1
bunch green onions
6
stalks of celery, chopped fine
1
large bell pepper
1
quart of okra
2 can(s)
cut up stewed tomatoes
4 can(s)
tomato sauce (8 oz cans)
1 can(s)
chicken broth
3 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
4 Tbsp
tony chachere's creole seasoning
2 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
8 tsp
crab and shrimp boil
bacon grease
salt and pepper to taste
1 c
parsley flakes

ROUX

3/4 c
bacon grease
6 Tbsp
flour

How to Make Elaine's Gumbo

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook chicken in 2 quarts of water until done.
  • 2Remove chicken and cube
  • 3Dice all the vegetables and saute in bacon grease until wilted
  • 4Add saute vegetables to chicken stock.
  • 5Add cans of tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  • 6Add all seasonings except Crab and Shrimp boil and Creole seasoning.
  • 7Make ROUX:

    Brown flour in bacon grease over medium heat. When brown, add hot water - enough to make smooth
  • 8Put Roux in pot of vegetables
  • 9Add Crab and Shrimp boil and Creole seasoning
  • 10Cook until vegetables are tender
  • 11Add chicken, shrimp and sausage the last 10 minutes of cooking
  • 12Serve over rice

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About Elaine's Gumbo

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Hashtag: #Gumbo




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