Advertisement
Chicken Gumbo

Chicken Gumbo

Login or register to rate and review recipes!
0 Reviews
Print
Text Size:

Ingredients

Preparation time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
45–55 minutes.

Directions

Yield:
11 servings

Serving size:
1 cup gumbo over 1/3 cup rice

Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray, warm over medium heat, add okra, and cook until slightly softened, about 6–8 minutes. Remove okra to a plate and set aside. Add oil to the skillet and warm over medium-high heat. Gradually add flour, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking and stirring until the flour-oil mixture turns golden brown, about 3–5 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high then stir in tomatoes, onion, garlic, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and salt. Cook until onion becomes translucent, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile combine broth and water in a stockpot, cover, and warm over medium heat. Stir tomato mixture into hot broth, mixing well. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low and stir in okra and chicken. Cover and simmer 30–40 minutes. Serve 1 cup gumbo over 1/3 cup cooked rice.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 163 calories, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Cholesterol: 22 mg, Sodium: 391 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 nonstarchy vegetable, 1 lean meat. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.

Tami Ross is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.

Reviews

Advertisement

 

The latest delivered straight to your inbox

Learn More

Newsletter

Subscribe to Stay Informed

Sign up for Free

Get the latest diabetes news and a free gift!

Learn More

Save Your Favorites

Save This Article

Save This Recipe