Boudreaux's Zydeco Stomp Gumbo


Dis is da toe curlin Texicajun hybrid of a classic dish. This will put a smile on everyone's face that's eatin it. Throw on some Zydeco music and serve on a bed of rice with corn bread and a cold beer. Whew thankful to be alive and toast all us Texicajuns!!!

Prep Time:
1 hrs
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs
10 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - chopped

  • ½ pound pork sausage links, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup olive oil

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 3 quarts chicken broth

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer

  • 6 stalks celery, diced

  • 4 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • 1 sweet onion, sliced

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, with liquid

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh red chile peppers

  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

  • ¼ cup Cajun seasoning

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat, and cook chicken until no longer pink and juices run clear. Stir in sausage, and cook until evenly browned. Drain chicken and sausage, and set aside.

  2. In a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat, blend olive oil and flour to create a roux. Stir constantly until browned and bubbly. Mix in garlic, and cook about 1 minute.

  3. Gradually stir chicken broth and beer into the roux mixture. Bring to a boil, and mix in celery, tomatoes, sweet onion, diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, red chile peppers, parsley, and Cajun seasoning. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 40 minutes, stirring often.

  4. Mix chicken, sausage, and shrimp into the broth mixture. Cook, stirring frequently, about 20 minutes.

    close up view of Gumbo with shrimp, meat and herbs in a blue bowl, served with fried dumplings on an orange plate
    Allrecipes Magazine

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

437 Calories
29g Fat
19g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 437
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 38%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 2052mg 89%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 18mg 89%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 463mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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