Chicken Gumbo

    1 hour

    An excellent way of using up leftover chicken. This is a spicy chicken stew, made with chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms and seasonings. It's perfect with rice. This dish is also freezer friendly.

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    Serves: 4 - 6

    • 4 tablespoons oil for frying
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 1 green pepper, chopped
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 275g cooked, chopped chicken breast meat
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes with chilli, with liquid
    • 1/2 (300g) tin chopped mushrooms, drained
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 3 dashes hot sauce

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until mixture is the colour of a copper penny. Reduce heat to low and stir in pepper and onion. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
    2. Add chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, soy sauce, sugar, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Stir together, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

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    Fantasitc! I put in a little less hot sauce, being mindful of my little one though, but very tasty nontheless  -  23 Aug 2011


    Used different ingredients. I used normal chopped tin tomatoes and only a dash of hot sauce, so it was not as spicy.  -  03 May 2011


    very tasty, will make it again  -  14 Sep 2016