Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo- Printable Version


1 onion (diced)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
4 celery stalks (diced)
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 pound chicken breasts
3-6 cups water
4 andouille sausage links
2-3 cups okra (chopped)
1 box Zatarain’s Gumbo Base
1 bay leaf
Serve with rice


  1. Saute onion, garlic, and celery in the olive oil.
  2. Add sauteed mixture to a crock pot with chicken and water. (Add enough water to almost completely cover the chicken.
  3. Add sausage, okra, and bay leaf.
  4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  5. Add gumbo base about an hour or two before serving. Mix the base with 1-2 cups water. Whisk well and add to the crock pot.
  6. Serve over rice.


Chris’ family is from New Orleans and they take their gumbo very seriously. This delicious recipe was shared with me by his mother.



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