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Quick Chicken Gumbo Recipe

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This recipe for Quick Chicken Gumbo, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Claudia Price
Added: Saturday, February 28, 2009


5 tablespoons ready made Roux (or make you own)
48 ounces chicken broth
1 large onion chopped
5 garlic cloves minced
3 stalks celery chopped
1 baked chicken from deli (skinned and deboned)
1 pound garlic or your favorite flavor of sausage, sliced
1 package frozen gumbo vegetables
1 can Rotel tomatoes
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Green onions, chopped

Melt roux in a large pot
Let the roux continue to darken in color you prefer
Add a cup of chicken broth slowly to roux mixture if needed while darkening
Saute' onions and garlic in roux; add celery and continue to saute' until wilted
Stir in the remaining chicken broth; bring to a boil
Add rotel tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce and chicken; simmer for about an hour
In a large skillet, saute' the sausage until browned
To the sausage, add gumbo vegetables
Continue to saute' with sausage until all water from frozen vegetables is evaporated
Add sausage mixture to simmering gumbo
Let gumbo continue to simmer for 1 hour
Add green onions and parsley and continue to simmer for 30 minutes to an hour
Season to taste




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