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Slow-Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Slow-Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 4 hr 35 min
  • Servings 10
Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to chicken and sausage gumbo that is served over rice. Perfect for slow cooked Cajun dinner.
Updated January 30, 2013
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

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