This yummy chicken and sausage gumbo recipe has a taste of New Orleans in ever bite. It's loaded with chicken, smoked sausage, vegetables and spices.
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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

This yummy chicken and sausage gumbo recipe has a taste of New Orleans in ever bite. It's loaded with chicken, smoked sausage, vegetables and spices.
Course Soups
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword chicken and sausage gumbo, chicken gumbo, chicken sausage gumbo, gumbo recipe
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 10
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 pound andouille sausage cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped
  • 1/3 pound smoked sausage cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen okra
  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup piquante sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Filé powder to taste
  • 2 cups cooked white rice

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium high heat.
  • Gradually add flour, stirring constantly to make a roux. Continue stirring until roux becomes very dark brown.
  • Reduce heat to low and add next nine ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add remaining ingredients except file' powder. Return to a simmer, cover, and cook for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf.
  • Place a generous amount of cooked rice into individual bowls.
  • Pour gumbo over rice.
  • Sprinkle with file powder.