Chicken, Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 50mins




  • Place the shrimp in a bowl and generously season with Cajun seasoning; place the shrimp in refrigerator until ready to use.
  • In a large pot, warm the oil and then saute the okra for 15 to 20 minutes; add the diced chicken and cook an additional 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add chopped tomato, yellow onion, celery, bell pepper, Ro-Tel tomatoes, garlic, tomato paste, green onions, bay leaf and white vinegar; simmer the mixture for 20 minutes, add 1 quart of the chicken stock, and clam juice.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, add cayenne pepper, paprika, Tabasco, Worcestershire sauce and mustard; cook uncovered for 30 minutes adding additional stock if needed for desired consistency.
  • Add shrimp and cook until no longer pink, stir in fresh parsley and Kitchen Bouquet; adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • Ladle the gumbo into bowls and place a scoop of cooked rice in the middle, garnish with green onion tops and enjoy with fresh baked French Bread.