*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           CHICKEN AND OKRA GUMBO
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Chicken
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Oil
    1       c            Flour
    1                    Chicken, cut up, about
                         -four pounds
    2       lb           Okra, cut up
    2       md           Tomatoes, chopped
    2       lg           Onions, chopped
    1                    Bell pepper, chopped
    2       ts           Parsley, chopped
    2       ts           Green onion tops, chopped
                         Salt
                         Black pepper
 
   Brown the chicken in the oil.  Take the chicken out.
   Add the flour to the oil and make a medium brown roux.
   Add the onions, bell pepper, tomatoes, and okra and
   cook slowly until the okra stops roping, maybe an
   hour.  Add 3 quarts of water, slowly.  Add the
   chicken.  Cook slowly until the chicken is almost
   ready to fall off the bones, maybe an hour and a half.
   Add water as needed.  Salt and pepper to taste.  Add
   parsley and onion tops and serve over rice.
  
 
 
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