Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Why I Love This Recipe
Submitted by Jay Williams, IT
Ingredients You'll Need
2 pounds skinless chicken breast and thighs
2 quarts water
1 pound okra, 1-inch slices. (cut and frozen if fresh is not available)
1/2 cup water to cook the okra
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups yellow onion, diced 1/4 inches
1 1/2 cups green and red bell pepper, diced 1/4 inches
1/3 cup celery, diced 1/4 inches
2 cloves minced garlic
2 cups diced canned tomatoes
12 ounces Andouille sausage, cooked & sliced
1 bay leaf, dried
1 tsp thyme, dried
1 tsp basil, dried
1 tsp cayenne pepper, or chili pepper
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tbsp gumbo
Simmer chicken in water until fully cooked.
Shred chicken into small pieces.
Simmer okra until tender and drain.
Make a roux by whisking butter and flour.
Saute onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic.
Add okra, tomatoes, and sausage.
Simmer herbs, cayenne, salt, pepper, and water.
Turn off heat and stir in file powder.