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Cajun Christmas Gumbo

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  Chicken thighs 5 Pound (12 Thighs)
  Vegetable oil/Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Canned whole peeled tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water or chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Bay leaf 1
  Frozen sliced okra 5 Ounce (Half 10 Ounce Package)
  Surimi seafood 24 Ounce, crab flavored (Chunk/Flake Style)
  Oysters 1⁄2 Pint
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Hot cooked white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place chicken thighs in single layer in shallow baking pan.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
Meanwhile, heat oil in Dutch oven.
Add onion and bell pepper; cook over medium-low heat 10 minutes or until onion is translucent, stirring occasionally.
Stir in flour; reduce heat to low.
Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add garlic, tomatoes, chicken broth, red pepper, thyme and bay leaf.
Cook, uncovered, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
Cover; cook over low heat 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
Add cooked chicken with pan juices and okra to vegetable mixture.
Increase heat to medium-low; simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
Stir in Surimi Seafood, oysters and parsley; cook 5 to 10 minutes or until seafood is heated through and oysters begin to curl.
Remove and discard bay leaf.
Pour gumbo into soup tureen or serving bowl.
Ladle gumbo over rice in soup bowls to serve.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 230 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.3%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 97.5 mg32.5%

Sodium 512.4 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.2%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 25 g50.8%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 15.9%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cajun Christmas Gumbo Recipe