22 February 2008

Some Cajun Cookin'

Mom's Gumbo
1 pkg. Gumbo mix
1 bunch green onions, chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
4-6 chicken breasts
1/2 bag frozen okra
1 pkg. smoked sausage
2 tbls. minced garlic
1 tbls. seasoned salt
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In a large stock pot, combine gumbo mix with the amount of water suggested on the package (use cold water). Bring to a boil, stirring continually. Next add green onion and celery. Simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Then add the chicken and cook 30 minutes. Remove chicken to cool.
Next add the okra, sausage, garlic and seasoned salt. Simmer 1 more hour. Meanwhile shred the chicken, adding it back to the pot after the last hour of cooking. Continue cooking till chicken is heated through. Serve with rice.

1 comment:

Kari said...

Mom hasn't fixed this in a while. I need to remind her of that fact. =) Or, maybe I'll just take over the family business myself.