Chicken Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo – rich, flavorful gumbo bursting with authentic flavors and loaded with chicken, shrimp, crab legs and sausage. Everything you want in comfort food is right here. A dish like no other!
Chicken Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo Recipe
Servings: 10 servings
¼ cup canola oil
2 pounds chicken skinless chicken thigh
8 oz smoked sausage
¼ cup unsalted butter
½ cup flour
1 medium onion diced
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 medium green bell pepper diced
1 cup chopped celery (about 3 sticks)
½ pound crab legs
1 tablespoon Creole seasoning.
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder or 1 cube
½ tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon thyme fresh or dried
2 bay leaves
1 14- oz can tomatoes (chopped)
6 cups chicken stock (sub with water)
1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1 tablespoon gumbo file
2 green onions , chopped
¼ cup chopped parsley
- Lightly season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil over medium heat in a heavy bottomed Dutch Cook the chicken until browned on both sides and remove. Add the sausage and cook until browned, and then remove. Set aside.
- In a large Dutch oven or heavy bottomed saucepan combine melted butter, oil and flour until smooth.
- Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously, for about 20-30 minutes or until it turns a rich dark brown color – just like chocolate. Don’t walk away from the stove during this process. It might burn. READ MORE
Recipe by: africanbites.com