Have you ever wanted to be like Princess Tiana? Well, now you can. Learn how to make tasty and authentic chicken and sausage gumbo, sure to impress your family and friends!

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

  • Prep Time:25 mins
  • Cook Time:2 hrs 20 mins
  • Total Time:2 hrs 45 mins
  • Servings:4
  • Medium


  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 box chicken stock or broth 32 oz
  • 1 package andouille sausage sliced
  • 1 package chicken thighs cooked and shredded substitute: whole rotisserie chicken deboned and shredded
  • Cajun seasoning
  • hot sauce
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  • Step 1

    Cut up the veggies and sausage. Set aside.

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  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a sauce pan on medium heat. When it gets hot, slowly add in flour. Congrats—you made a roux!

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  • Step 3

    Continue stirring the oil roux until there are no lumps.

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  • Step 4

    Once the roux is the color of chocolate milk, add in the veggies and sausage. Mix all of these ingredients together.

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  • Step 5

    After letting the mixer simmer for about 5 minutes, pour in the chicken stock or broth.

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  • Step 6

    Bring this to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Stir occasionally for about an hour.

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  • Step 7

    Stir in the chicken and season to taste with hot sauce and plenty of Cajun seasoning.

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  • Step 8

    Pour your delicious gumbo over some rice and you're good to go!

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If your gumbo is too thick, you can add some water to it. The consistency should be thicker than soup but thinner than oatmeal.

All that's left to do is sit down, relax and enjoy your authentic chicken and sausage gumbo made from scratch!