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Chicken Gumbo

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 5 - 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American


Chicken Gumbo is a dish made out of chicken meat slowly stewed in a spice infused stock seasoned with vegetables and finished with okra as the thickener.



  • 700g boneless chicken thighs, sliced into 2 in cubes
  • 300g okra, sliced
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 3 pcs green finger chillies
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 pcs Spanish chorizo, sliced
  • 6 pcs large tomatoes, chopped
  • 500 ml chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper, heat oil in a pot then brown chicken pieces. Once browned remove chicken then set aside.
  2. Using the same pot, sauté garlic and onion.
  3. Add celery and continue to stir fry.
  4. Sprinkle oregano, paprika, cumin.
  5. Pour chicken stock on the pot, bring to a boil then add tomatoes and chicken on top. Simmer in low heat for 15 minutes.
  6. Add chorizo then simmer in low heat for 10 minutes.
  7. Add okra, then simmer for an additional 10 – 15 minutes or until the okra is soft and cooked.
  8. Season with salt and pepper, then enjoy with rice.