Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
 
Author: CL
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
  • Portion size 4 to 6
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cubed
  • 4 chorizo sausages or mild Italian sausages, sliced
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 sweet red pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dry white wine or sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 can (28oz/796mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 pkg (250 g) frozen okra, thawed and sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. In large skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken and sausages. Transfer to slow cooker. Drain any fat from pan.
  2. Add remaining oil to skillet; cook onions, celery, red pepper, garlic, paprika, thyme, bay leaves, salt and pepper until lightly golden, about 8 minutes. Add to slow cooker.
  3. Add wine to skillet; bring to boil, scraping up any browned bits. Add to slow cooker. Add tomatoes, broth, tomato paste and 1/2 cup (125 mL) water; cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours and chicken cubes are still whole. Discard bay leaves.
  4. Stir in okra and parsley; cover and cook on high for 15 minutes.
 

 

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