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  • Serves: 10 Servings

Chicken and Oyster Gumbo

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 12 c Water
  • 1 (3-5 pound) chicken
  • 1/3 c Shortening
  • 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • Salt; black and red pepper
  • 1/2 c Chopped green onion tops
  • 1/3 c Chopped parsley
  • 3 Dozen oysters
  • 1 tb Fil
  • Cooked rice


Pour water into large pot. Cut chicken into serving size pieces, and brown
in hot shortening. When brown, put in pot with water; add flour to the
shortening, and brown very slowly. Add onion. Let cook until slightly brown
and clear; add to chicken and seasonings. Cook very slowly until chicken is
tender, stirring often. Add green onion tops and parsley. Cook for 10
minutes; add oysters; let cook until oysters curl. Remove from heat, add
fil”š, and stir; serve at once. To serve, place a serving of cooked rice in
soup plate, add a piece of chicken, fill plate with gumbo. Yield: 10 to 12

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