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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

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Karine Hockman
Added: Wednesday, October 3, 2007


1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup cooking oil
3 cups water
12 oz. fully cooked smoked sausage links, sliced
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
2 cups sliced okra
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
Hot cooked rice

For roux, in a heavy 2-quart saucepan stir together flour and oil till smooth. Cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir constantly about 15 minutes more or until a dark, reddish brown roux forms. Cool. Add the water to your crock pot. Stir in roux. Add sausage, chicken, okra, onion, green pepper, celery, garlic, salt, pepper, and red pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10-12 hours or on high-heat setting for 4.5 to 5 hours. Skim off fat. Serve over rice.

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