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Easy Homemade Chicken Gumbo

  Boneless skinless chicken breast 1 Pound, cut into bite size pieces
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Homemade / Canned, Divided)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Fresh thyme/1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried red peppers/1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh sage/1/8 teaspoon dried sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Fresh okra 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Fresh tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Fresh corn 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Uncooked brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Corn oil margarine 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon

Rinse chicken.
In a large soup pot place chicken, water and 1 cup broth.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat.
Skim with slotted spoon.
Add onion, garlic, thyme, red peppers, sage and bay leaf.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
Add okra, tomatoes and corn.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
Add salt and pepper.
Cook rice according to package directions.
In a medium saucepan over low heat melt margarine.
Add flour.
Cook until golden and bubbly, stirring constantly.
Stir in 1 cup broth.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat.
Whisk until smooth.
Stir into chicken mixture.
Heat to serving temperature.
Into large soup bowls spoon hot cooked brown rice.
Ladle gumbo over rice.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2571 Calories from Fat 287

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.7%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.8%

Trans Fat 2.8 g

Cholesterol 263.1 mg87.7%

Sodium 2703.1 mg112.6%

Total Carbohydrates 418 g139.4%

Dietary Fiber 41.1 g164.3%

Sugars 34.6 g

Protein 160 g319.3%

Vitamin A 124.2% Vitamin C 272.7%

Calcium 54.4% Iron 96.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Homemade Chicken Gumbo Recipe