Chicken and Smoked-Sausage Gumbo Recipe

Chicken and Smoked-Sausage Gumbo Recipe

How To Make Chicken and Smoked-Sausage Gumbo

This smoke sausage gumbo is a hearty and filling dish, that’s loaded with tender chicken and veggies, and all simmered in a richly spicy tomato sauce!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • 3tbspcooking oil
  • 3tbspflour
  • 1onion
  • 2celery ribs
  • 1green bell pepper
  • 1ozfrozen okra,(1 package), sliced
  • 1bay leaf
  • tspdried thyme
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 2tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ¼tspcayenne
  • cupstomatoes in thick puree,(one 15 oz can), canned, crushed
  • 4cupschicken broth,(1 quart), low sodium, canned
  • ½lbsmoked sausage
  • 1lbchicken meat,boneless
  • ¾cuplong grain rice


  1. In a large stainless-steel pot, heat the oil over moderate heat. Whisk in the flour and cook, whisking, for about 4 minutes, until starting to brown.

  2. Reduce the heat to moderately low. Stir in the onion, celery, and bell pepper and cook for about 7 minutes, until starting to soften. Add the okra, bay leaf, thyme, oregano, salt, black pepper, cayenne, and tomatoes.

  3. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the broth and the smoked sausage.

  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the chicken and cook for 4 to 5 minutes longer, until just done. Remove the bay leaf.

  5. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Stir in the rice and boil for 10 to 12 minutes, until just done. Drain.

  6. Put a mound of rice in the center of each bowl. Ladle the gumbo around the rice.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 663.39kcal
  • Fat: 31.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.83g
  • Fiber: 3.32g
  • Sugar: 8.52g
  • Protein: 43.64g
  • Cholesterol: 126.27mg
  • Sodium: 1429.73mg
  • Calcium: 80.00mg
  • Potassium: 1067.88mg
  • Iron: 3.51mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.19µg
  • Vitamin C: 40.30mg
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