Chicken Gumbo

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes

    8

    servings

Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Bring out the soup bowls and get ready for compliments

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 to 3½ lb.) chicken, cut in pieces
  • ½ lb. ham, cut in ½″ cubes
  • ¼ c. salad oil
  • 1 c. chopped onion (1 medium)
  • c. chopped green pepper
  • 2 tblsp. chopped hot pepper
  • 6 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 c. sliced okra
  • 1 qt. boiling water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • Cooked rice (see Note)

Method

  • Cook chicken pieces and ham in salad oil in large Dutch oven until browned.
  • Add remaining ingredients, except rice. Simmer until tender, about 45 minutes.
  • To serve, place spoonfuls of cooked rice in soup bowls or plates. Ladle gumbo over rice.