Slow-Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to chicken and sausage gumbo that is served over rice. Perfect for slow cooked Cajun dinner.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 35 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

2
teaspoons peanut oil
2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup peanut oil
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
packages (8 oz each) prechopped onion, celery and bell pepper
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
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

  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker 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 oil over medium-high heat. Gradually stir in flour with whisk; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture turns chocolate-colored. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in onion mixture and garlic. Cook 3 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker. Stir in broth, okra, sausage, Creole seasoning and bay leaves. Add chicken; stir to combine.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker to plate; shred, using 2 forks. Discard bay leaves. Return shredded chicken to slow cooker. Serve gumbo in bowls over rice. Garnish with pepper sauce and green onions.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
30%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
1170mg
1170%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.