I've made this so many times, and it always comes out FANTASTIC. I substituted the smoked sausage for andouille sausage the last time I made it and it was just as good. Definitely recommend this recipe.
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- 1/2 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
- 1 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 cup coarsely chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 2 large garlic cloves, pressed
- 1 medium-size green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 1 to 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
- 4 cups chopped cooked chicken
- Hot cooked rice
- Cook sausage over high heat in Dutch oven 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove sausage with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels.
- Add enough oil to drippings in Dutch oven to equal 3 tablespoons, and whisk in flour; cook over medium-high heat, whisking constantly, 5 minutes. Add onion and next 3 ingredients; cook 5 minutes, stirring often. Stir in broth and next 2 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add sausage and chicken; simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Serve over rice.
- Note: For testing purposes only, we used Conecuh Original Smoked Sausage for smoked sausage.
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