Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American


  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts diced
  • 1 lb andouille sausage sliced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 large green pepper diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp creole seasoning
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes more for spicier
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 12 oz bag frozen okra
  • 1 Tbs dried parsley
  • Rice if desired


  1. In large stock pot add your olive oil, chicken and sausage and heat until cooked through, try to get a crisp on the outside of the sausage.
  2. Remove from pot and add in your vegetable oil and flour and heat until it turns a deep brown color.
  3. Once brown add in your onions, peppers and celery and cook until tender about 5 minutes.
  4. Slowly stir in your chicken broth until blended and smooth.
  5. Add in your your chicken, sausage, tomatoes, creole seasoning, garlic, thyme. pepper flakes and bay leaves.
  6. Cover and simmer on medium-low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove cover and simmer for an additional 30 minutes until it starts to thicken up slightly.
  8. Lastly add in your okra and parsley and simmer for another 15 minutes until okra is heated through.
  9. Serve over rice.

Recipe Notes
To add shrimp to this recipe reduce your chicken to 1/2 lb and add 1 lb shrimp which is added when you add your okra.

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