Cajun Gumbo

Cajun Gumbo
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1 Review
The favorite flavors of gumbo are found in this hearty soup.
20 min
Prep Time
1:30
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 teaspoon
pepper
1/2 teaspoon
paprika
1/2 teaspoon
ground red pepper (cayenne)
20 ounces
boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
3/4 cup
all-purpose flour
2 medium (2 1/2 cups)
onion, chopped
2 ribs (3/4 cup)
celery, chopped
1 medium (1 1/3 cups)
green bell pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
2 cups
chicken stock
1 1/2 teaspoons
Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon
hot sauce
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh thyme
2
bay leaves
1 pound
Italian sausage, crumbled
1/2 cup
finely chopped Italian parsley
3 (1/2 cup)
green onions, chopped
Cooked rice, as desired

Directions

  1. Combine salt, pepper, paprika and cayenne in bowl. Add chicken thighs; coat with mixture.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in nonstick 8-quart stockpot over medium heat. Add coated chicken and Italian sausage; cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through. Remove from stockpot to bowl; set aside.
  3. Increase heat to medium high. Add remaining butter. Slowly whisk in flour. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 5-9 minutes or until mixture is a deep brown color.
  4. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic; cook 2-6 minutes or until vegetables are softened.
  5. Stir in chicken stock, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, thyme and bay leaves. Simmer 10 minutes.
  6. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces.  Add chicken pieces and Italian sausage into gumbo. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer at least 20 minutes.
  7. Top with green onions and parsley. Serve over rice.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
630
Cholesterol
190mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
33g
Fat
43g
Sodium
1290mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Nice combination of ingredients and surprisingly easy. A little bit of prep produces a lot of gumbo. Was well-liked in my family.

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