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Offer customers the big flavor of the Big Easy. Sliced chicken takes center stage, with a hot supporting cast including smoky sausage and the Holy Trinity of Cajun/Creole cuisine blending to form a rich roux served with rice.
Prep Time: 15 min. | Cook Time: 1.5 hr.
Serving Amount: 6 servings
|8 oz.||Steak-EZE® Sliced & Shaped Chicken Breast W/Rib Meat|
|1 Lb.||Okra, frozen|
|1 Ea.||Stick of unsalted butter|
|2 Ea.||Bell peppers, finely chopped|
|8 Ea.||Cloves of garlic, minced|
|1 Ea.||Yellow onion, finely chopped|
|2 Ea||Celery stalks, finely chopped|
|12 Oz.||Smoked sausage, cut into pieces|
|2 tsp.||Kosher salt|
|1 tsp||Black pepper|
|2 Ea.||Bay leaves|
|1/2 Cup||Scallions, sliced, for garnish|
Step 1: Heat one tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium-high.
Step 2: Add chicken and cook, about 2 minutes per side.
Step 3: Using a spatula, shred the chicken into strips until fully cooked.
Step 4: Transfer cooked chicken to a bowl. In a medium sized pot, add okra and ½ cup water.
Step 5: Bring to a boil, then let simmer for 8 minutes.
Step 6: Drain and set aside.
Step 7: In a heavy-bottomed dutch oven, combine butter and water, whisking constantly until a roux forms, about 15 minutes.
Step 8: Stir in onion, garlic, celery and pepper and season generously with salt and black pepper.
Step 9: Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
Step 10: Add the cooked okra, tomatoes, and sausage.
Step 11: Stir in 4 cups of chicken broth and add salt, smoked paprika, cayenne black pepper, thyme and bay leaves.
Step 12: Bring to a boil then simmer for 40 minutes, until the gumbo has thickened.
Step 13: Add cooked chicken and let simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
Step 14: Sprinkle with scallions and serve immediately, along with steamed rice and cornbread.