Chicken Gumbo with Corn, Beans and Banana

Chicken Gumbo with Corn, Beans and Banana

Chicken Gumbo with Corn, Beans and Banana

An easy chicken gumbo recipe you can't miss: learn how to prepare this American tasy soup originated in Louisiana, made with chicken, corn and rice.

June 16, 2014

Type of dish

Cuisine

serves for

6

total time

1 HR 15 MIN

ingredients

Chicken
600 g, breast
Rice
300 g
Beans
100 g, red (tinned)
green pepper
1
Red pepper
1
Banana
1
Cardamom
1/4 tsp ground
Cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground
cumin
1 tsp
Coriander
1 tsp
Corn
100 g, baby cobs
Oil
2 tbsp
Coconut milk
100 ml
vegetable stock
400 ml
butter
2 tbsp
Flour
2 tbsp
salt
Parsley
A little, to garnish
Onion
2
Garlic
3 cloves
Ginger
1 tsp, freshly grated
Chilli
2, green
almonds
50 g ground
curry paste
1 tbsp green

Preparation

Cook the rice according to the instructions on the packet, until al dente.

Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.

Peel and finely chop the onions and garlic.

Wash and trim the chillies, deseed if you wish, and cut into rings.

Mix together the onions, garlic, chilli, curry paste, grated ginger and ground almonds.

Wash, halve, deseed and dice the peppers.

Peel and slice the banana.

For the sauce, heat the butter, stir in the flour and cook until brown, stirring constantly.

Gradually add the vegetable stock and coconut milk and stir until thickened.

Remove from the heat.

Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the chicken pieces. Add the peppers, baby corn cobs, cardamom, cinnamon, cumin and coriander.

Sweat all together briefly, then stir in the prepared onion and spice mixture and the prepared sauce.

Simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes before the end of cooking time mix in the rinsed and drained beans, the rice and sliced banana.

Season to taste with salt and serve.

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