Gumbo Recipe

Looking for an easy Gumbo recipe? Learn how to make Gumbo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sp623

Makes 8 servings



Chicken, chicken andouille, and shrimp Jumdo

Recipe Ingredients for Gumbo

1 tablespoon vegetable oil or 1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 onions, chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 sweet green pepper, diced
1 sweet red pepper, diced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
3 cups chicken broth
28 ounce can diced tomatoes
1/4 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, diced
2 links Chicken Andouille Sausage
3 tsp Tabasco
1/2 cup long-grain rice
1 cup corn
1/4 lb shrimp
3 green onions, sliced
2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 tsp thyme
2 tsp file powder

Recipe Directions for Gumbo

  1. Heat oil in a big pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.

  2. Whisk together the flour and cayenned, then whisk into oil. Reduce heat to medium/low and continue whisking for a few minutes until the roux turns a golden colour.

  3. Add onions, celery, peppers and garlic. Cook 5 - 10 minutes until vegetables are wilted.

  4. Add broth, tomatoes, chicken, rice, salt, pepper and ot sauce. Add file powder, Worcestershire sauce, and Thyme. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.

  5. Add corn and crabmeat and simmer 5 minutes. Add green onions and summer 2 minutes longer.

  6. Adjust salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste.

  7. Note: You may add 1 cup sliced okra when you add the chicken.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.6g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
59mg
20%
Sodium
774mg
32%
Potassium
343mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
25.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
6.9g
Protein
15.5g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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