In this weather who doesn’t crave a good gumbo recipe? Depend on Passanante’s Home Food Services to deliver delicious meats directly to your home so you can whip up awesome recipes like this one we found right in the heart of Cajun Country – New Orleans, Louisiana!
*Serves 10-14 bowls
What You Need:
- 3 pounds chicken thighs
- 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (or salt and pepper)
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup minced bell pepper
- 1/2 cup minced celery
- 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
- 3 tablespoons Worcestershire
- 1/2 teaspoon ground bay leaves
- 2 1/4 quarts hot water
- 1/2 cup sliced green onions
- 3 cloves minced garlic
- 1 pound smoked pork sausage, thinly sliced
- Filé powder
- White rice (cooked)
How To Make It:
Remove skin from chicken thighs, clean and pat dry. Season with cajun seasoning. Heat oil inlarge heavy pot. Sear chicken; remove and set aside.
Make roux by adding flour to hot oil in pot. stir constantly over medium high heat till medium brown.
Stir onion, bell pepper,and celery into roux; cook until tender. Return chicken to pot and add Tabasco, Worcestershire, bay leaves, cajun seasoning and water.
Cover and allow to simmer one hour.
Add green onions, garlic and sausage. stir, cover and simmer another hour.
Remove all thigh bones from gumbo.
Skim off excess oil. Serve in bowls over hot rice with warm French bread and filé powder.