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  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 8 oz. smoked sausage
  • 2 lb. 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 tsp. minced garlic
  • 14 oz. tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 lb. crab legs
  • 1 Tbsp. Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. chicken bouillon powder (or 1 cube)
  • 1 Tbsp. thyme (fresh or dried)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 cups chicken stock (sub with water)
  • 1 lb. shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp. gumbo file
  • 10 cups cooked rice
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    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.


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    dede 15 days ago
    This is the best gumbo I’ve ever had. Hands down perfection. I am keeping this recipe on my family and passing it on to my girls. 10 stars!!
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    Kathy Henson 3 months ago
    It was very good-I used peeled/deveined shrimp instead of crabmeat I didn’t have and added it in the last 3-5 minutes! Really good and not difficult.
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    Kiara A. 9 months ago
    it was really good. I also added crab claw meat and it was amazing.
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    Mary Jo 9 months ago
    Very good! Made a couple adjustments because of what I had on hand
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    Murray 9 months ago
    great !!!!!!!! followed the recipe
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    Rachel B. 9 months ago
    it definitely takes longer than an hour to prepare... but it was a big hit once it was done.
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    Kurtzman 10 months ago
    Didn’t add crab but it was great regardless
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    Diane a year ago
    So rich and delicious! Family loved this recipe.
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    Sonya Moore a year ago
    Love it, very simple
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    Deidre a year ago
    Loved the flavor and that it wasn’t as salty as the box mix. I will definitely make this again!
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    Delicious!!! I added a little water at the end to balance out the salt from the sausage.Will make this again🤤
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    Chatman 2 years ago
    turned out really good. took a long time to make. i had a hard time finding gumbo file. ended up getting zataran gumbo used yhe mix from that. came out really good. 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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    Jacqueline W. 2 years ago
    wonderful and delicious
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    stephen burzese 2 years ago
    didn't have crab legs but used calamari instead. Fantastic flavor 😋
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    Cook 2 years ago
    Not as good as grandmas but it was pretty good. I used plant based sausage and chicken. The chicken wasnt the best but it was a really good base. Will make this again for sure.
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    Chris Smaw 2 years ago
    Family loved it! Made a few weeks and and back at it again!
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    CJ Cowern 2 years ago
    If the bottom of the page about how the recipe was we disappear while I was looking at the recipe it would be better
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    hood 2 years ago
    Excellent, family loved it.
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    Ehrlich 2 years ago
    Not bad. I wish I used less flour, it kind of killed it for me
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    Argentina Agee 2 years ago
    oooooh man this was the bomb dot com. As you all can see i used crawfish instead of crab legs in mines. When i tell ya its just as tasty and mmm mmmm MMMMMMM GOOD trust me when i say this is a must make. Little side note; first time i ever made gumbo in my life. Super easy to follow and understand. Congrats on this one
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    Enoch 2 years ago
    Amazing!!!! I would totally make it again
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    Tenisha Beals 2 years ago
    I made this recipe but I modified it. I used half a can of cream of chicken instead bouillon, used 4 cups chicken broth and 2 cups of water, did not use tomatoes and added lump crab meat. It was very close to the gumbo my mom made. Will def be making it again.
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    Paul 2 years ago
    Good I would use less chicken stock I also used Andouille sausage Tastey
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    Alexis Regan 2 years ago
    Honestly I've never eaten or made Gumbo before last night and it turned out amazing!
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    Guess 2 years 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!!
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    Jeanie 2 years ago
    My husband loves this recipe!
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    Hannah Jacobson 2 years ago
    Love this recipe! I add okra
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    Ethel 2 years ago
    For my 1st try pretty good! My kids said they loved it! Will def make again!
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    Katherine Carter 2 years 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.
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    Stephanie Hancock 2 years ago
    Great will make again.