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Grandma's Chicken Gumbo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Frances Harper
Added: Monday, November 24, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4lb. chicken or chicken breasts
2 tbsp/ vegetable or olive oil
2 tbsp. roux
3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp, cayenne pepper
1 small white onion chopped
1/2 cup celery finely chopped
1/2 bell pepper chopped
1 cup diced stewed tomatoes
1 cup okra (fresh or frozen)
1/2 tsp. of gumbo file can be substituted for the okra

Directions:
Directions:
Remove skin and fat, cut-up chicken
Saute chicken in oil until juices run clear
Add roux and all remaining ingredients
Stir well
Add water to cover chicken and vegetables
Simmer for 1 hour

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma usually serves over rice with cornbread

 

 

 

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