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  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 8 ounces smoked sausage
  • 2 pounds skinless chicken thigh (chicken)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 green bell pepper (medium, diced)
  • 1 onion (medium, diced)
  • 1 cup chopped celery (about 3 sticks)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 14 ounces tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 pound crab legs
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder (or 1 cube)
  • 1 tablespoon thyme (fresh or dried)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 cups chicken stock (sub with water)
  • 1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon gumbo file
  • 10 cups cooked rice
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium38% DV910mg
    Fat55% DV36g
    Protein78% DV40g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories560Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Alexis Regan 21 days ago
    Honestly I've never eaten or made Gumbo before last night and it turned out amazing!
    Guess a month ago
    This is probably one of my top 10 favorite recipes to make all year long. Living in New England most people don’t eat outside of their comfort zone. I make this for guests all the time and they go crazy for it. I add okra to mine as well!!
    Jeanie a month ago
    My husband loves this recipe!
    Hannah J. 2 months ago
    Love this recipe! I add okra
    Ethel 3 months ago
    For my 1st try pretty good! My kids said they loved it! Will def make again!
    Katherine Carter 3 months ago
    Good recipe. My only tweak would be to season the chicken prior to cooking. Maybe even baking the chicken, versus boiling it, for a richer flavor. All in all, I look forward to finishing my leftovers throughout the week and cooking this meal again.
    Stephanie Hancock 3 months ago
    Great will make again.
    C. 4 months ago
    It’s awesome and perfect season not to much not to little
    Melaney Smith 6 months ago
    This was delicious! So much flavor, my husband finish the pot pretty fast lol. Next time I will make a bigger pot.FYI I did not add tomatoes
    Shannon Phillips 6 months ago
    AMAZING my little cousin tried ti lick the pot!! Turned out delish. Will make again. Added smoke oysters & mussels. OMG!!!
    Talea S. 7 months ago
    Awesome recipe! I added some of my own seasonings. I also added lobster. Will make again!!
    Jode'A H. 8 months ago
    It turned out good! The whole family loved it.
    Tony Gos 9 months ago
    I never really follow a recipe exactly because I don’t follow directions properly - but I tried with this one cause it was pretty exact in what it was doing. I never could get it a chocolate brown roux it was more of a rusty color. However it turned out really well and my family loved it! Never got a picture of the finished product just as everything was stewing before the gumbo file. We have made this now 3 times and a 4th time tonight.
    Travis 9 months ago
    Best gumbo I’ve had. We will be making this again
    Simms 9 months ago
    This was an easy recipe. I added minute rice to mine and it was good. The whole family ate and I had leftovers for lunches. Served with Hot cornbread 💜
    Judline Wren 9 months ago
    This was so so sooo good!! Not super hard to make either. Will definitely make again!
    carl ockert 10 months ago
    made this a whilw ago, my gosh it was fantastic...didnt use crab, but followed it to the tee, except the file..i couldnt find any but this was delicious and will make this again for sure!
    Tony Washington 10 months ago
    Awesome!!, (we used a lemon pepper rotisserie chicken and deboned it). We added the chicken in with the shrimps,lobster tails, crab legs and crab meat at the end for about 5-10 minutes. This a most definitely must cook again No Doubt. the lobster tails truly kicked it up a notch.
    Deb Walton a year ago
    This Gumbo is addictive. I used chicken breast (thighs would’ve been better) and didn’t have any crab. Also, I didn’t make a “proper” roux. Instead, after browning the chicken, I dumped in the trinity and cooked until translucent, added the butter, then coated everything with flour and cooked/stirred for a minute or so before adding the chicken stock. Stir and scrape the bottom of the pan vigorously. Keep adding liquid until it reaches the right consistency. Dump everything else in and simmer for at least a 1/2 hour.
    Gene Goleman a year ago
    So, so good. This is true Gumbo
    Janet Jackson a year ago
    Amazing!!! The flavor was there!! Couldn’t finish my portion, I even invite my family over and there are still leftovers. Will be making this again.
    Mak Sum Fuk a year ago
    Made this on a whim.... it was bomb! Kids loved it. Went well with Miller High Life and Cannabis
    Mr Jaramillo a year ago
    Received rave reviews on this one! Flavors are outstanding and directions easy to follow. Make sure you watch the roux.
    Sabrina a year ago
    “Put a couple of shots of Tabasco and it’s the bees knees...” -Tiana (Princess and the frog).. seriously put some in there it was really great 👌🏻
    Brown a year ago
    Family loved it. I will most certainly do this again. I did add muscle with the crab legs and shrimp
    Angie Andrews a year ago
    turned out pretty good. came out a little brown but was still yummy 😋
    Cousins a year ago
    AMAZING! Literally the best gumbo!
    laqueena hardy a year ago
    Great flavor . Instead of white rice I used Yellow rice (Zatarains) I have always used boxed Gumbo, after making this recipe I wont be using box anymore
    Chy Leong a year ago
    It turned out amazing! This is one of my fav recipes... I added snow crab for extra flavor.
    Tyril Ramsey a year ago
    I was forced to deviate a little due to availability of ingredients and my own inexperience, and it still turned out great!