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Last post Mon, Feb 20 2012 9:44 PM by sissy. 3 replies.
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  • Mon, Feb 20 2012 6:52 PM

    • gayla50
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    Chicken Gumbo

    Chicken Gumbo


    1 whole chicken or 6-8 bone-in breast, boiled and deboned, keep broth
    1 1/2 sticks butter
    1 cup flour
    3-4 onions, chopped
    1 small bunch celery, chopped
    1 bunch of green onions, chopped
    1 large bell pepper, chopped
    3-4 cloves minced garlic
    1 6oz tomato paste
    2 14oz cans diced tomatoes
    2 tsp accent
    2 tbs parsley
    1 tsp oregano
    1 tsp tyme
    2 tbs salt
    1 tbs black pepper
    1 tsp red pepper
    2 tbs gumbo file

    Make roux by browning flour in butter until the color of milk chocolate.

     Add to broth. Saute vegetables until soft. Add sauted vegetables and chicken to broth.

     Add seasonings. Simmer on low for 2 hours, stirring often. Serve over rice.

    Gayla

    Officially Recognized Stretchpert in Frugal Food and Cooking and in Slow Cooker Foods



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  • Mon, Feb 20 2012 8:48 PM In reply to

    Re: Chicken Gumbo

    gayla50:

    Chicken Gumbo


    1 whole chicken or 6-8 bone-in breast, boiled and deboned, keep broth
    1 1/2 sticks butter
    1 cup flour
    3-4 onions, chopped
    1 small bunch celery, chopped
    1 bunch of green onions, chopped
    1 large bell pepper, chopped
    3-4 cloves minced garlic
    1 6oz tomato paste
    2 14oz cans diced tomatoes
    2 tsp accent
    2 tbs parsley
    1 tsp oregano
    1 tsp tyme
    2 tbs salt
    1 tbs black pepper
    1 tsp red pepper
    2 tbs gumbo file

    Make roux by browning flour in butter until the color of milk chocolate.

     Add to broth. Saute vegetables until soft. Add sauted vegetables and chicken to broth.

     Add seasonings. Simmer on low for 2 hours, stirring often. Serve over rice.

     

    Gayla do you use alot of tomatoes for your base in cooking I have notice that in several of your recipes is this more for a filler on your recipes???

     

  • Mon, Feb 20 2012 9:40 PM In reply to

    • gayla50
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    Re: Chicken Gumbo

    sorry .

    Gayla

    Officially Recognized Stretchpert in Frugal Food and Cooking and in Slow Cooker Foods



    Purpose is what gives life a meaning
  • Mon, Feb 20 2012 9:44 PM In reply to

    Re: Chicken Gumbo

     Oh gayla nothingwrong with that I know I do this very time cindy does too we oput in tomatoes with every soup we make and she was asking if you do because its a great filler for soups.

    chrissanne
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