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Crockpot Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (5 Reviews)


Chicken Sausage Gumbo

Chicken Sausage Gumbo

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This tasty slow cooker gumbo is made with chicken, sausage, and shrimp.

Cook Time: 7 hours

Total Time: 7 hours


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 3/4 to 1 pound boneless chicken thighs, cut in bite-size pieces
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups frozen cut okra
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup frozen medium shrimp, cleaned and cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  • 3 cups chicken broth or water (updated 9/07)


In small saucepan, combine flour and oil; mix well. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring constantly, about 8 to 12 minutes or until mixture turns a light reddish brown. Place flour and oil mixture in 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker insert. Add all remaining ingredients except shrimp, rice, and broth or water; stir well. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 9 hours. Add the cooked shrimp to the gumbo; mix well. Cover and continue to cook on LOW for 20 minutes longer. Meanwhile, cook rice in the broth or water according to package directions. Serve gumbo over the hot cooked rice along with cornbread or biscuits.
Serves 6 to 8.

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 1 out of 5
Not true gumbo, Member DRSee

Gumbo is Cajun. Cajun cooking rarely uses tomatoes. Creole recipes almost always call for tomatoes.

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