Gluten-Free New Orleans-Style Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Gluten-Free New Orleans-Style Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

A bowl of gluten-free chicken and sausage gumbo is a passionate, creative dish as rich and complex as Louisiana itself, where it originated.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a heavy stockpot set over medium heat, combine the oil and flour.
  3. Step 3

    Whisk continually until the mixture turns a deep caramel color.
  4. Step 4

    Add chopped onions, celery, bell pepper, and green onions and return to medium heat. Stir until vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Step 5

    Put the okra in a separate heavy skillet and stir over medium heat until not "ropey," about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and reserve.
  6. Step 6

    Add the stock, sausage, shredded chicken, tomatoes, reserved okra, garlic, salt, thyme, bay leaves, and cayenne pepper to the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce to low, and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    To serve, place 1/2 cup cooked rice in bowls and add steaming gumbo over the top. Garnish with parsley and a few drops of Tabasco if desired.