Chicken Gumbo recipes are the most popular in south Louisiana. And it's no wonder because poultry makes an awesome gumbo. Many cooks throughout Louisiana will use it as the main meat ingredient in gumbo and add other seafoods or vegetables to create different flavors and textures.
A perennial favorite is chicken and sausage gumbo.
This combination will make a most excellent dish and it is easy to put
together. Adding okra or file' will change the dish and provide a
somewhat different look and flavor. Okra will add some body and color as well as providing an added texture that just fits well with Louisiana's favorite food. In fact okra goes well with any gumbo.
New Orleans chefs will usually have a chicken gumbo on the menu. And experienced restaurant operators will tell you that although seafood gumbos are popular, they serve more chicken gumbos to their diners.
A simple and rustic chicken and sausage gumbo makes a wildly
delicious meal. And as experienced cooks in south Louisiana know there
are many ingredients that can be added to change this state's most
famous food. Tomatoes, ham, tasso or any leftover meat you might have. Fried turkey? Yumm! Poblano peppers, a mild Mexican pepper, will add a pleasant zip and contribute a unique flavor you will want to have again.
Some chicken gumbo recipes call for andouille and shrimp to change up the dish. Still others will call for file' or oysters. One outstanding variety calls for greens and black eye peas as an adder to a chicken and sausage combination. Chicken is a wonderful, flexible and abundantly available meat that makes awesome gumbos. You are encouraged to try all the recipes here and enjoy the intense and delicious flavors found in these creations. And share your gumbos with your friends and family. They will love you for it.
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