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Creole Gumbo

Posted in : Creole on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

4 bone-in chicken breast halves, with skin8 chicken thighs1 white onion, chopped1 green bell pepper, chopped1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup butter1 lb Creole smoked sausage2 1/2 cups water1 lb shrimp2 tbs Cajun-style seasoning

Instructions:

Boil chicken breasts and thighs with onion and bell pepper in a large pot of salted water, for about 40 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Drain, debone chicken and set aside.
In a large saucepan stir together flour and butter over low heat to make a roux; add boiled chicken, sausage and water and bring all to a boil. Cover saucepan and simmer over low heat for about 1 1/2 hours.
Add shrimp and simmer for about 1 more hour, then add seasoning to taste and serve.