Quick Chicken Gumbo Recipe

Quick Chicken Gumbo is a flavorful and hearty dish that combines tender chicken, vegetables, and spices in a rich broth. This Cajun-inspired recipe is perfect for a quick and satisfying meal. The combination of okra, bell peppers, and tomatoes adds a delicious depth of flavor to the gumbo. Serve it over rice for a complete and comforting meal.

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Ingredients for Quick Chicken Gumbo Recipe

  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 Celery Stalks, Diced
  • 1/4 Green Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1/4 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Okra
  • 1/2 cup Cooked Chicken, Shredded
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Chopped Parsley For Garnish
  • as needed Cooked Rice For Serving

Directions: Quick Chicken Gumbo Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, celery, and bell peppers, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add garlic, thyme, and Cajun seasoning, and cook for another minute.
  • STEP 3.Add chicken broth, diced tomatoes, okra, and cooked chicken. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the gumbo over rice and garnish with chopped parsley.

Cooking Tips

  • For a spicier gumbo, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or hot sauce.
  • If you prefer a thicker gumbo, you can add a roux made from equal parts flour and oil.
  • Feel free to customize the gumbo by adding other vegetables like corn or carrots.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover gumbo can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the gumbo on the stovetop over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve the gumbo with freshly cooked rice and crusty bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
321
calories per serving
22 g Fat29 g Protein3 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    22g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    69mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    505mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    9mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    53mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    56mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    55mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    329mg
  • Selenium
    32mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp