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Chicken Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Stewing chicken 5 Pound
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 6 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Water 5 Quart
  Uncooked shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Diced okra 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Heat butter or margarine in a large skillet and fry chicken until golden brown.
Remove chicken to a heavy kettle or Dutch oven.
Add flour to fat in skillet and cook until lightly brown.
Add onion and garlic clove; simmer until onion is transparent.
Pour contents of skillet into kettle with chicken; pour in 1 quart of the water slowly; cover and simmer 1 hour or until chicken is almost tender.
Add shrimp, okra, and 3 or 4 quarts water; simmer 20 minutes longer.
Add parsley, celery, scallions, and thyme, and simmer 15 minutes longer.
Ladle over cooked rice on 8 plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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