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       Title: Artis' Chicken Gumbo
  Categories: Chicken, Sausage, Soups, Vegetables, Main dish
       Yield: 8 servings
  
  
         3 lb stewing chicken
         1 lg onion
         4    shallots -- or green onins
        20    stems parsley
         2    cloves garlic -- more w/out
   :          sausage
       1/2 md green pepper
         4    bay leaves
         1 tb flour
       1/2 tb oil or chicken fat -- for
   :          roux
         1 lb andouille sausage -- or ham
         1 pt oysters -- with liquid
   :          salt and pepper
   :          file powder
   
   Cut up chicken and season with salt and pepper. Fry
   chicken until brown, in its own fat, in a black iron
   pot. Place in soup pot. Cut up seasonings . Pour off
   fat from pot. Smother seasonings and take out by
   rinsing with small amount of water, putting in soup
   pot with b rice.
   
   Recipe By     : DDMmom/AOL
  
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