Creole Gumbo

  • Yield: 1 servings


2pieces bone-in chicken breast halves, with skin
8pieces chicken thighs
1piece white onion, chopped
1piece green bell pepper, chopped
1/2cup all-purpose flour
1/2cup butter
1pound Creole smoked sausage
2 1/2cups water
1pound shrimp
2tablespoons Cajun-style seasoning


  1. Boil chicken breasts and thighs with onion and bell pepper in a large pot of salted water, for about 40 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Drain, debone chicken and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan stir together flour and butter over low heat to make a roux; add boiled chicken, sausage and water and bring all to a boil. Cover saucepan and simmer over low heat for about 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Add shrimp and simmer for about 1 more hour, then add seasoning to taste and serve.