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8 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Chicken Gumbo

A chicken dish that's easy to prepare and jam packed with flavor, not to mention vegetables.



  1. Add oil to large pot and heat over medium flame.
  2. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until flour begins to turn golden brown.
  3. Slowly stir in all broth using wire whisk. Cook for 2 minutes. Broth mixture should not be lumpy.
  4. Add rest of ingredients except okra. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 20–30 minutes.
  5. Add okra and let cook for 15–20 more minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaf and serve hot in bowl or over rice.
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So very good, it's a soup meal.
18 Apr 07 by member: mariamom
Sounds delicious, but the flour, potatoes and carrots are not SB friendly. Gumbo does not have pototos or carrots in it anyway, so leaving them out would still make for a yummy soup. You could replace the flour with a little filé when the gumbo is finished to thicken it and use olive oil instead of vegetable oil for sauteeing the vegetables.
08 May 07 by member: FemmeCreole
No white potatoes on FSD Phase 1. But the recipe sounds yummy!
sounds yummy can't wait to try this...thanks!
02 Mar 10 by member: SorellaBella
Leave out the potatos- not used in gumbo!!! Adding file is a good idea.
27 Apr 11 by member: Susan Neff
Remove the potatoes and rice, and depending where you are at in your weight loss/primal preferances, leave out or reduce the carrots.
18 May 11 by member: beakerwill
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Nutrition summary:

There are 148 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Gumbo.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 29% carbs, 59% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 17
Calories 148
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.9g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.381g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.513g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.649g  
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 372mg 16%
Potassium 439mg  
Total Carbohydrate 10.5g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
  Sugars 1.5g  
Protein 21.39g  
Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(148 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (29%)
Fat (12%)
Protein (59%)
Carbohydrates, 10.5g (29%) Fat, 1.9g (12%) Protein, 21.39g (59%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories