Chicken Okra Gumbo Recipe

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Chicken Okra Gumbo Recipe

3 lbs. chicken, cut in pieces
3 tbsp. cooking oil
2 lbs. okra, sliced
1 lg. onion, chopped
1 lg. tomato, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 chicken bouillon cubes
dash of Tabasco
2 tbsp. vinegar
salt & pepper to taste

In heavy kettle, slowly brown chicken, using some of the oil. Remove chicken and set aside. Add okra, onion, and garlic using rest of oil. Slowly fry or smother okra until dry or no longer slimy, adding tomato last 15 minutes of cooking. Vinegar added to okra will help remove slime. Add browned chicken, boiling water and bouillon cubes; cover & let simmer 1 hour. Add seasonings to taste. Serve hot over bed of steamed rice. Serves 6.


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