Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo

Source : Mince The Onion Put 1/2 The Onion Chicken Celery Salt Pepper Garlic Powder In 10 Cups Of Water Boil For About 40 Minutes Chicken Should Be...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : June 1, 2022

Step:

  1. mince the onion .... put 1/2 the onion, chicken, celery, salt, pepper, garlic powder in 10 cups of water. boil for about 40 minutes... chicken should be fall apart tender. if u use a carton of broth add onion, pepper, garlic powder to a full carton of broth and boil

  2. remove chicken and set aside.

  3. make Roux with flour and oil or Bacon drippings. add garlic and onion and stir to release oil into drippings.

  4. add flour Roux mixture to pot of broth .... step back because it make steam up..

  5. while broth and Roux are cooking turn down to medium. and debone the chicken (remove skin and bone and discard.

  6. add both cans of tomatoes, okra, and let cook on Med for about 25 minutes. add chicken, shrimp, and gumbo file.

  7. let cook until shrimp is pink... stir well.

  8. ENJOY! !!


Ingredients

  1. personal comments
  2. 1 **** every southern family has a recipe for gumbo. This is just ours. Any kind of meat can be used in it but we generally just do chicken, but my brothers friends wanted shrimp in it.!!!
  3. 1 **** GUMBO is African for okra .... so true gumbo is an okra stew.
  4. ROUX
  5. 1/4 cup veggie oil or bacon drippings
  6. 3 tbsp flour
  7. BROTH
  8. 2 chicken thigh (because of fat content)
  9. 2 tsp salt
  10. 1 tsp black pepper
  11. 1/2 large onion
  12. 1 clove garlic (1tsp minced)
  13. 10 cup water
  14. 2 stalks celery minced
  15. Gumbo ingredients
  16. 15 medium shrimp (raw deviened, tail removed)
  17. 1 large can diced or crushed tomatoes
  18. 1 can rotel (tomatoes with green chilis).. drain the liquid and use the tomatoes and chilis.... the liquid holds a lot of heat..... w/o liquid is mild
  19. 1 clove garlic (1 tsp minced)
  20. 1/2 large onion
  21. 1 1/2 tbsp gumbo file
  22. 1 1/2 cup cooked rice (we add ours to the gumbo, but some people serve it on the side)
  23. 1 1/2 cup frozen sliced okra

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