Category: Main Course
Chicken, Shrimp, And Sausage Gumbo - TastyPlanner.com
Gumbo has been a traditional Cajun food for generations. In its basic form, gumbo is a soup that is made from a strong stock, various meats (shrimp, chicken, crawfish, sausage, and many others), a thickener (either okra, only roux, or file’ powder), and various vegetables such as celery, bell peppers, and onions. Regardless of how you prepare a gumbo, it should always be served with rice. While gumbo can be eaten at any time (we do), many people enjoy it during cold weather.
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2 cloves of garlic pressed
1/3 cup of vegetable oil
1/2 cup of flour
1 celery stalk chopped up finely
1 green pepper chopped up very finely
1 onion chopped up
2 cans of chicken broth
1 can of beef broth
1 lb. of chicken thighs without bones
1 lb. of sausage chopped into pieces
1/2 cup of parsley
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of black pepper
1 lb. of shrimp without shells
Heat the oil in a large gumbo pot over medium heat. Gradually mix the flour in and continuously stir it until the roux becomes a dark brown.
This should take about 15 minutes or so.
Slowly mix both of the broths in and stir. Blend these ingredients until it is consistent.
In a seperate pan, cook all of the vegetables down with a teaspoon full of oil. The vegetables will be ready when they are all tender.
Add all of the ingredients (including the cooked vegetables) to the roux and broth mixture, except for the shrimp.
Add four cups of water to the mixture and heat it to the boiling point.
Reduce the heat and allow it to simmer without the lid for about 45 minutes.
Add the shrimp and allow it to cook for another 5 minutes.
Pour over individual bowls of rice and season with Cajun seasonings to taste.
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