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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
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 442kcal
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.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.6g | Sodium: 771mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 1.8g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.6mg