Chicken Gumbo With Sausage and Oysters


Category: Soup

Type: Stews & Casseroles

Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup flour

1 cup cooking oil

4 onions, chopped

1 bell pepper, chopped

2 large stalks celery, chopped

4 quarts water

4 pounds chicken, cut up

1/2 pound smoked sausage, cut in slices

1 pint oysters and juice

1 cup parsley, chopped

1/2 bunch green onions & tops, chopped

1/4 teaspoon tabasco sauce

salt and pepper, to taste

Dash of cooking wine & sherry

garlic powder, to taste

1 to 2 tsp file (or to taste)

Instructions: Boil chicken in water until tender. Mix flour and oil in heavy skillet; cook until golden brown. Pour roux into chicken pot. Add rest of ingredients except for file'; bring to rapid boil; reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour. Then add file' and taste test. Serve over rice.



Background: Recipe by: Ma Grilliette

Serves: 12

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