This Chicken Gumbo Cooks For Hours So You Don’t Have To

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It’s time to revolutionize your culinary journey with a recipe so lip-smackingly delicious, it will change your life forever. 👨‍🍳 We’re about to embark on a soulful American journey, with a Chicken Gumbo that cooks for hours, so you don’t have to!

This one-pot wonder 🍲 is a cauldron of flavors, packed with succulent chicken, aromatic veggies, and the warm kiss of Southern spices. Just set it and forget it. Your patience will be richly rewarded!

From the first sip of the soup to the last bite of tender chicken, this Chicken Gumbo recipe is a rollercoaster of delight, with every mouthful more sensational than the last. 🎢😋

Imagine it’s been a long day. You’re tired and hungry. But guess what? Your dinner has been cooking itself all day! 😲 Yes, you read that right. This Gumbo recipe gives you the gift of time. ⏳

But wait, there’s more! This recipe is not just about culinary convenience, but also about making you the hero of your kitchen. 🦸‍♂️ With this foolproof recipe in your arsenal, you’re guaranteed to impress at every dinner party. 🥳

Now, get ready for the big reveal. Here’s the magic number – 7. Yes, just 7 simple steps to create this masterpiece. You’re seven steps away from creating the best comfort food your kitchen has ever seen. Excited yet?

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s delve into this wonderful concoction of flavors and comfort that is the Chicken Gumbo. Be warned, though, once you’ve tasted this divine dish, there’s no turning back. Your taste buds might sign a lifelong pact with this recipe, and you know what? You’ll be glad they did. 😍

Chicken Gumbo

Course: DinnerCuisine: American


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This sensational Chicken Gumbo recipe cooks for hours so you don’t have to. Set it, forget it and get ready to be amazed!


  • 1 lb chicken thighs

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 bell pepper, diced

  • 2 celery stalks, diced

  • 1 cup okra, chopped

  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pot, brown chicken thighs, then remove and set aside.
  • In the same pot, sauté the onion, garlic, bell pepper, and celery until softened.
  • Add the okra and Cajun seasoning, stirring until well combined.
  • Return the chicken to the pot and add the chicken broth.
  • Bring to a simmer, then cover and reduce heat to low.
  • Let it simmer for about 8 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.
  • Enjoy this mouth-watering chicken gumbo with some warm bread on the side.


  • You can add smoked sausage or shrimp for extra flavor.
  • Feel free to adjust the heat level by adding more or less Cajun seasoning.
  • This gumbo can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

There you have it, folks! Your very own lip-smacking, slow-cooked, perfect-for-a-lazy-Sunday Chicken Gumbo. So why wait? Grab your apron, rally up your ingredients, and let your kitchen turn into the best southern restaurant in town. *Bon Appétit!*

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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