*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      CHICKEN OKRA GUMBO WITH SAUSAGE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3                    4 lb. chickens, cut up
      1/2   c            Veg. oil
    2       lb           Sliced okra
      1/2   c            Flour
    1       ga           Water
    1                    3 oz. Kosher smoked sausage
    1       lb           Chicken gizzards, cut up
    2                    Med onion, chopped
      1/4                Bell pepper, chopped
    1                    Whole bulb garlic, chopped
    2       tb           Chopped parsley
    1       tb           Sugar
    1                    6 oz. cn. tomato paste
    3                    Large tomatoes OR >>>>
    1       cn           Whole tomatoes (16 oz.)
    2                    Bay leaves
    1       pn           Thyme
    1       tb           Gumbo file'
                         Salt & Pepper to taste
 
   Brown chicken pieces in some of the oil; remove from
   pot.  Brown okra and remove from pot. Add rmainder of
   oil and flour, stirring constantly untill roux is a
   rich brown.
   
   Add okra and water to roux, blending well.  Add
   chicken, sausage, gizzards, and remaining ingredients
   except file'.  Salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 1
   1/2 to 2 hrs.
   
   Stir in file' during the last 1/2 hr. of cooking.
   Serve with hot cooked rice in soup bowls.
  
 
 
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