How to make it

  • Cook sausage, 5 minutes or until browned. Drain on paper towels, reserving drippings.. Set sausage aside.
  • Boil chicken then cut in to pieces. If using whole chicken, debone it, save chicken stock
  • In a fry pan, add oil and flour to make a roux, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 20 to 25 minutes, or until roux is chocolate colored. Do not burn, if u burn the roux, even a little, start over.
  • In the chicken pot, stir in onion, green onions (scallions) bell pepper, and celery; cook, stirring often, 8 minutes or until tender. Gradually add 2 quarts hot water, and bring mixture to a boil; add chicken, garlic, and all other ingredients except chicken and sausage. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 hour.
  • Add sausage to gumbo and chicken; cook 30 minutes,. Remove and discard bay leaves
  • Add okra, simmer 10 mins.
  • Remove gumbo from heat. Sprinkle with filé powder, if desired. Serve with white rice.

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  • 22566 9 years ago
    Thank-you for this extremely subtle flavored kigombo stew,very rich and delicious sounding.

    Hope you have a nice day.

    Kind Regards

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    donman ate it and said...
    Sounds good and easy :)
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    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    great post thanks for sharing high5 luv them gumbos
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    " It was excellent "
    trinii ate it and said...
    I will try any and all Gumbo recipes.
    This one sounds great.
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