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    African Gumbo

    African Gumbo. Photo by Heydarl

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    1 hr 20 mins

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    LauraMac's Note:

    A delicious spicy dinner that is great during cold weather and is as easy to prepare as most soups.

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    1. 1
      Trim stems from okra. Heat half of the oil in a large saucepan; cook chicken, in batches, stirring until browned. Drain on paper towel.
    2. 2
      Heat remaining oil in pan; cook onion, garlic and sambal oelek, stirring until onion is soft.
    3. 3
      Return chicken to pan. Add remaining ingredients; simmer, covered for 30 minutes or until potato is tender.
    4. 4
      Serve over a bed of rice.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 10, 2007


      Wow, this was fabulous. I used a tin of tomatoes rather than whole tomatoes & added a little extra tomato paste. I hate okra, so used zucchini instead. Also added red & green pepper (half each). Served over jasmine rice. A definite keeper - thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for African Gumbo

    Serving Size: 1 (772 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 657.8
    Calories from Fat 281
    Total Fat 31.2 g
    Saturated Fat 5.9 g
    Cholesterol 166.0 mg
    Sodium 482.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 45.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 10.6 g
    Sugars 13.6 g
    Protein 53.3 g

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    sambal oelek

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