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CAJUN CHICKEN GUMBO

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Serves 6

Spicy Cajun casserole for sharing with friends

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Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 1½ Kg chicken pieces
  • 2 teasps Cajun spice mix
  • 30g butter
  • ¼ cup plain flour
  • 3 cups chopped Cajun vegetables
  • 2 teasps chick stock powder or 2 Knorr chicken stock cubes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teasps chilli flakes
  • 1 whole clove
  • 3 allspice berries
  • ½ teasp dried thyme
  • 3 cups water
  • 250g spicy smoked pork sausage sliced thickly
  • 3 spring onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Method

    1. Season the chicken with spice mix. Melt butter in a large pan, add the chicken and cook for 15 minutes. Remove and keep warm/
    2. Stir flour into the pan drippings and whisk over high heat for about 5 minutes to made roux (dark brown but not burnt) Add Cajun vegetables to the roux and cook for about 1-2 minutes.
    3. Return the chicken to pan, add stock powder, bay leaves, chilli flakes, clove, allspice, thyme and water. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes. Add the sausage and cook for a further 30 minutes.
    4. Add spring onions and parsley. Simmer for 2 minutes and service with plenty of steamed white rice.
    5. NOTE: Cajun vegetables consist of equal quantities of onion, green pepper and celery.

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Comments (3)

bluefox's picture
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5. NOTE: Cajun vegetables consist of equal quantities of onion, green pepper and celery.

declan's picture

hi what kind of veg is cajun.thanks

dawnbrookes's picture

what are cajun vegetables?

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