Friday, October 12, 2018

Gumbo Day in Louisiana








 It's Gumbo time in Louisiana !

  • 1/2 C oil
  • 1 C flour   ( you have to make a roux)
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 Chicken ( whole cut up or just pieces)
  •  1 lb  Sausage links (2 cut  bite sizes 
  • 1 Cup chicken stock
  • 1 C water 
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon each of thyme/basil 
  • Season to taste 
Make your Roux with flour and oil -cook in Pot until dark brown (about 45 minutes).Add onions,pepper,celery and garlic -Cook until soft add Water and stock .And Seasoning. 
In a skillet brown chicken and sausage . -add too the pot.Cook slow for 2-3 hours =the slower and longer the better it will taste. Check the taste and adjust as needed.   Lisa 

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