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Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Compared to other methods of preparing gumbo this one is relatively quick and simple. The results however are top-notch and sure to please. Serve with rice."
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Ingredients

6 h 40 m servings 447
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Whisk in the flour to form a thick paste until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking, whisking constantly, until the flour turns a dark reddish-brown roux, about 15 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  3. Pour water into a slow cooker.
  4. Stir in the roux, sausage, chicken, okra, onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  5. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 7 hours.
  6. Skim off fat with a spoon.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 447 calories; 33 13 24.2 65 1083 Full nutrition

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I never had the pleasure of eating gumbo until my sexy and talented cook of a boyfriend made this for me. This recipe is delicious as is, no changes made to the original! This is great on a cold...

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I love being able to use my slow cooker whenever possible. That being said, I was eager to try out a gumbo recipe involving a slow cooker. I followed the recipe for the most part, but I didn't p...

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I never had the pleasure of eating gumbo until my sexy and talented cook of a boyfriend made this for me. This recipe is delicious as is, no changes made to the original! This is great on a cold...

This was such a delicious dish! However, the first time I made the roux, I burnt it (even though I followed recipe's directions). After searching around the internet on how to make roux, I dis...

This was delicious for to be made in the slow cooker. I used butter instead of vegetable oil for the roux and I think that did the trick. I also didn't use cooked chicken, 7 hours in the crock p...

So good! I used 2 cups chicken broth and 1 cup beer instead of water. Added creole seasoning to taste with seasoned salt and pepper. Also, instead of chicken I added cooked cocktail shrimp ab...

My first experience with Gumbo and it was excellent . I had to use canned okra as no fresh was available. It was a little to hot for my taste, but I may have been a little heavy handed with the ...

I made this for our "Cajun Christmas Potluck" at work. This was also my first time making gumbo. It was easy enough to adapt to prep the night before so that I could throw it in the slow cooke...

Great recipe. I added a diced jalapeno for some more heat and bought file powder online to serve with it, and imo it just takes it to another level. Secret to roux, low and slow, and never sto...

This was really good! I had some leftover Lil' Smokies from Superbowl and I had no idea what to do with them all. Well this recipe solved that problem. I browned the sliced up smokies really wel...

My family LOVES it! I use chicken broth instead of water & add rotel tomatoes.