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Cajun Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

  • Author: Easy Recipes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes



1 pound chicken
12 ounces andouille sausage
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 ¼ cups vegetable oil (for roux)
6 cups chicken broth
1 cup bell pepper, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup okra, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon gumbo file powder
Salt to taste
Cooked white rice for serving


Season the chicken and sausage with Cajun seasoning.
Heat vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat. Sear the chicken and sausage until browned. Remove and set aside.
In the same pot, make a roux by combining the vegetable oil and flour. Stir constantly over medium heat until the roux turns a dark brown color.
Add the bell pepper, celery, onion, and garlic to the roux. Cook until vegetables are soft.
Gradually stir in the chicken broth, bringing the mixture to a simmer.
Add the okra, black pepper, hot sauce, and gumbo file powder. Stir to combine.
Return the chicken and sausage to the pot. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Season with salt to taste and serve hot over white rice.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • Serving Size: 6 servings
  • Calories: 400 kcal