Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo

Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo

Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo

An easy recipe to prepare chicken and shrimp gumbo, a traditional American dish from the Louisiana area: a tasty stew (or soup) made with meat, fish and spices.

July 23, 2015

Cuisine

serves for

4

total time

1 HR 15 MIN

ingredients

Vegetable oil
4 tbsp
Onion
1, finely chopped
Chicken
2 breasts, skinned and cut into chunks
Celery
1 stalk, chopped
Garlic
1 clove, chopped
Paprika
1 tsp
Flour
1 tbsp
Tomato
2 tbsp puree
Chicken stock
250 ml
okra
100 g, sliced
Tabasco
1 tsp
Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp
Pepper
1 orange bell, cut into chunks
Shrimps
200 g, shelled tiger or crayfish tails, raw
Rice
200 g to serve
Coriander
chopped to garnish

Preparation

Heat the oil in a wide pan and fry the chicken chunks until lightly browned.

Remove from the pan and set aside.

Add the onion and celery to the pan and cook until soft.

Add the garlic and paprika and cook for 1 minute.

Sprinkle the flour into the pan and cook stirring continually until the flour has browned.

Stir in the tomato paste and chicken stock, let bubble then add the okra, chicken, Tabasco and Worcestershire sauce.

Simmer for 30 minutes then add the peppers and shrimps and cook for a further 15 minutes, stirring from time to time.

Season with salt and pepper.

While the gumbo is simmering, cook the rice according to packet instructions and keep warm

Serve the gumbo with the rice and coriander leaves to garnish.

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