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Slow-Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

slow-cooker chicken and sausage gumbo Entree Cajun
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
Gold Medal Flour
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

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  • 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
% Daily Value
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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