Holiday Gumbo

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup gumbo and 1/2 cup rice)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

More From Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 263
  • Fat: 1.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 19.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.9g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Iron: 2.6mg
  • Sodium: 854mg
  • Calories from fat: 6%
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Calcium: 61mg


  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 pound medium shrimp
  • 5 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 pound turkey kielbasa, sliced
  • 2 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen vegetable gumbo mix, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cups hot cooked long-grain rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour on a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until very brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Peel and devein shrimp; reserve shells. Pour 3 1/2 cups chicken broth into a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Add reserved shrimp shells; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes. Strain broth mixture through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids.
  4. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage and chicken; sauté 7 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste, vegetable gumbo mix, and strained broth.
  5. Place browned flour in a bowl. Slowly add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth to flour; add to chicken and vegetable mixture, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour. Skim froth from top of gumbo as necessary.
  6. Add salt and next 4 ingredients; simmer 20 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf. Serve gumbo over rice; sprinkle with green onions.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Holiday Gumbo Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes Like This

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy