Gumbo Recipe for Smoked Andouille Sausage

Chicken stock is basis for this gumbo recipe that includes smoked Andouille sausage, onions and green pepper.

| March/April 2013

  • bowl of gumbo
    You can add okra to Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo; anything goes for this dish.
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  • bowl of gumbo

Jeff Rodger, Ketchikan, Alaska, sends a recipe from his 45-year-old collection.

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Gumbo Recipe for Smoked Andouille Sausage

1 pound smoked sausage, preferably Andouille, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 pound chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
1 cup vegetable oil, divided
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 or 2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (28 ounces) tomatoes, chopped
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
7 cups chicken stock
5 to 6 cups cooked rice

Garnish: Parsley and chopped green onion; filé powder

In large sauté pan, brown sausage over medium-high heat; remove and set aside.

Combine 1/2 cup flour and salt on waxed paper; lightly dredge chicken pieces in it.

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