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Recipe : Entry # 5465
Robin McLain
Recipe Title
Chicken Gumbo
Recipe Theme
Baldwin EMC
1/4 vegetable oil
1/2 cup flour
2 cans low salt/fat chicken broth
2 large tomatoes, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 large bell pepper, chopped
3 bay leaves
1 teaspoon thyme
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
2 teaspoons file'
Tabasco sauce to taste
Heat oil over low heat in a 5 quart Dutch oven. Add flour and make a roux stirring constantly until the color of a copper penny. Gradually add broth and next 7 ingredients. Heat to boiling then simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Add chicken and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Stir in file' and simmer 10 minutes more. Remove bay leaves. Add tabasco sauce. Serve over hot buttered rice.