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Chicken Gumbo

  Frying chicken 1 , cut up
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, sliced
  Celery stalks 2
  Bay leaves 2
  Monosodium glutamate 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Green pepper 1 Medium, chopped
  Tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Parsley sprigs 3 , chopped
  Hot pepper sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Uncooked rice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Okra 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  File powder 1 Teaspoon

Wash chicken pieces and put in kettle.
Add water, 1 onion, celery, bay leaves, monosodium glutamate, and 1 teaspoon salt.
Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for 40 minutes.
Remove from heat; strain broth and return to kettle.
Remove meat from bones in large pieces.
Cut into bite-size pieces; return to broth.
Melt butter, add remaining onion and green pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add to chicken with 1 teaspoon salt, tomatoes, parsley, and hot pepper sauce.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
Add rice and okra; simmer for 20 minutes longer.
Remove from heat, and stir in file powder.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3502 Calories from Fat 1932

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 215 g330.7%

Saturated Fat 69.9 g349.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1001.9 mg334%

Sodium 6427 mg267.8%

Total Carbohydrates 136 g45.3%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.8%

Sugars 37.3 g

Protein 254 g507.5%

Vitamin A 169.7% Vitamin C 475.7%

Calcium 56.8% Iron 102%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Gumbo Recipe