Wild Duck Gumbo
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 lb smoked sausage, sliced
  • 2 cups onion, chopped
  • 1 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 wild ducks, cut into serving pieces
  • 2 quarts water
  • 3 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 1 lb stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 Tbsp file powder
  • 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1 Brown duck pieces in hot oil.
  2. 2 Remove from heat.
  3. 3 Mix oil and flour to make a roux.
  4. 4 Cook over medium heat until dark brown.
  5. 5 Add sausage and the next 4 ingredients to the roux.
  6. 6 Cook 10 minutes over low heat, add 1/2 cup water, duck pieces, and all seasonings.
  7. 7 Mix well.
  8. 8 Add the remaining water, and simmer until the duck is tender.
  9. 9 Remove duck with a slotted spoon to remove the bone.
  10. 10 Return duck to gumbo.
  11. 11 Add the file powder and simmer 5 minutes.
  12. 12 Serve over rice.