Chicken Gumbo

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  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sifted flour
  • half rose of garlic, crushed or minced
  • one yellow onion, chopped
  • two stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green or poblano pepper, chopped
  • 3 to 4 jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 2 to 3 chicken breasts, chopped
  • 1 pound sausage
  • 1/2 pound sliced okra (frozen OK)
  • 2 to 3 quarts chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon chipotle powder

Clarify butter in large pot.

Add sifted flour to clarified butter, and brown to a roux.

Add garlic, onion, celery and peppers. Cook until soft.

Add chicken breasts and sausage.

Once chicken is cooked, add okra.

Add 2 quarts of stock.

As liquid thickens, add more stock.

Add spices.

Serve with rice.

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 75 minutes