Crock Pot Gumbo

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READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Roux:
  • Fry bacon and set aside on paper towels.
  • Reserve 6 tbs. bacon grease.
  • In a skillet on low heat, add 4 tbs. of bacon grease, flour and cajun seasoning.
  • Brown flour slowly, stirring constantly, until dark copper brown. Be careful not to burn flour.
  • Gumbo:
  • Transfer roux to crock pot.
  • Lightly saute garlic, onion, celery and green pepper in 2 tbs. of bacon grease and add to crock pot.
  • Crumble bacon and add to crock pot.
  • Brown chicken, cube and add to crock pot.
  • Slice sausage and add to crock pot.
  • Add 8 cups of hot water to crock pot and stir until water and roux are blended.
  • Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours.
  • Just before serving add shrimp to crock pot and cook until shrimp turn pink.
  • Serve over cooked rice and sprinkle lightly with file powder.
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