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Creamy Gumbo

aditis's picture
I make this low cholesterol chicken gumbo for my brother who has a high cholesterol problem & like to cut down on red meat intake & looks our for healthier options.
Ingredients
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Celery 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Mushrooms 1 Pound, sliced
  Green onion 1 Bunch (100 gm), chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Lean baked chicken 1 Pound, cut into cubes
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

You start with washing the celery, devein the celery with a peeling knife and then cut into thin slices. Heat the oil in a large pan add flour and brown it stirring constantly.Add water to a pot & bring it to boil then reduce heat,add the flour slowly,stirring constantly.Add the green onion, onion, mushrooms, celery and chicken one ingredient at a time, stirring frequently. Bring it to a slow boil.Add the salt and the cayenne pepper and simmer for 20 minutes. Use additional water to thin gumbo.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
8 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
3
Story
You can always make a veggie gumbo but then a meaty gumbo is any day better.You can pick on the meat that you like to it with.

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1 Comment

Dark's picture
Question. Do you think it would affetc the taste much by replacing the cayenne with a green bellpepper? Since my boy doesn't like caynennes that much.