Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Crockpot Recipe

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Crockpot Recipe

Ingredients needed:

* 2 teaspoons of peanut oil
* 2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
* 1/2 teaspoon of salt
* 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
* 1/2 cup of peanut oil
* 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
* 2 packages prechopped onion, celery and bell pepper
* 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
* 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
* 2 cups frozen cut okra, thawed
* 1 lb. andouille sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
* 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
* 2 dried bay leaves
* 5 cups hot cooked rice
* Red pepper sauce, if desired
* Sliced green onions, if desired

Preparation steps:

* Spray crockpot with cooking spray. In Dutch oven, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in oil until browned on both sides. Remove from Dutch oven; set aside. Discard drippings from Dutch oven; heat 1/2 cup over medium-high eat. Gradually stir in flour with whisk; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixtures turns chocolate-colored. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in onion mixture and garlic. Cook 3 minutes. Transfer to crockpot. Stir in broth, okra sausage, Creole seasoning and bay leaves. Add chicken; stir to combine.
* Cover and cook on low for 4 hours. Remove chicken from crockpot to plate; shred, using 2 forks. Discard bay leaves. Return shredded chicken to crockpot. Serve gumbo in bowls over rice. Garnish with pepper sauce and green onions.



  1. does it have to be peanut oil? do you think I could use fresh onion, celery, pepper, celery?

  2. You can use coconut oil or butter in the place of the peanut oil.