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Gumbo Recipe

OMG.  Peaches Lennox came to Thanksgiving and brought a beautiful pot of Gumbo.  Evilly, he cackled as he threw the live crab in the pot to be boiled alive.  I wonder if it suffered?  Anyhow, it was real tasty.  

Gumbo
Serves 8
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
2 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
2 min
473 calories
19 g
122 g
32 g
26 g
8 g
425 g
1583 g
7 g
0 g
21 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
425g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 473
Calories from Fat 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g
50%
Saturated Fat 8g
38%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 122mg
41%
Sodium 1583mg
66%
Total Carbohydrates 19g
6%
Dietary Fiber 3g
11%
Sugars 7g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A
17%
Vitamin C
45%
Calcium
13%
Iron
14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 3 large boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  2. Salt and pepper
  3. 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  4. 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  5. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  6. 5 tablespoons margarine
  7. 1 large onion, chopped
  8. 8 cloves garlic minced
  9. 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  10. 3 stalks celery chopped
  11. 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  12. 1/4 bunch flat leaf parsley, stems and leaves, coarsely chopped, plus chopped leaves for garnish
  13. 4 cups hot water
  14. 5 beef bouillon cubes
  15. 1 (14-ounce can) stewed tomatoes with juice
  16. 2 cups frozen sliced okra
  17. 4 green onions, sliced, white and green parts
  18. 1/2 pound small shrimp, peeled, deveined and cooked
Instructions
  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until browned on both sides and remove. Add the sausage and cook until browned, then remove. Sprinkle the flour over the oil, add 2 tablespoons of margarine and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until brown, about 10 minutes. Let the roux cool.
  2. Return the Dutch oven to low heat and melt the remaining 3 tablespoons margarine. Add the onion, garlic, green pepper and celery and cook for 10 minutes. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper, to taste and the 1/4 bunch parsley. Cook, while stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Add 4 cups hot water and bouillon cubes, whisking constantly. Add the chicken and sausage. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes. Add tomatoes and okra. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Just before serving add the green onions, shrimp and chopped parsley.
  3. Live or Dead Crab OPTIONAL!
Adapted from The Food Network
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calories
473
fat
32g
protein
26g
carbs
19g
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Adapted from The Food Network
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