Dutch Oven Chicken Gumbo Oct 02,2017

Sustenance ( Recipes )

Chicken Gumbo

2 lb chicken breasts, cut into 1” cubes

2 lb fresh okra, sliced ¼” slices

2 medium yellow onions, chopped

2 medium bell peppers, chopped

½ C celery, chopped

4 Tbsp vegetable oil

3 Tbsp flour

3 medium tomatoes, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 qt water

Salt & Pepper to taste

Prepare a rue (thickening agent) with cooking oil and flour.  Cook until brown, stirring often and being very careful not to burn.  Add onion, bell pepper and garlic.  Slowly stir in 1 quart of water.   Add salt and pepper to taste.  Add diced tomatoes, okra and celery.  Cover and cook in a 350 degree (approximately 14 charcoal briquettes) Dutch oven for 30 minutes until vegetables are done.  Add chicken and simmer an additional 10 minutes.

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