Delicious and simple to make dinners are the best! This Quick Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo comes together in about 30 minutes and is so tasty!
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Quick Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Delicious and simple to make dinners are the best! This Quick Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo comes together in about 30 minutes and is so tasty!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 1 cup servings + 1/4 cup cooked rice
Calories 277kcal
Author Jennifer Draper

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 small yellow sweet onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning blend
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound uncooked shrimp
  • 1/2 cup whole grain instant brown rice

Instructions

  • Heat oil and butter in a dutch oven over medium high heat
  • Chop chicken into bite sized pieces and add to heated pan and allow to brown on once side for about 2-3 minutes
  • Finely chop carrots, celery, onion and garlic and add to pan and saute until tender while you continue to let chicken cook as well, about 3-4 more minutes
  • Stir in flour and cajun seasoning and let cook for 1-2 minutes
  • Very slowly pour in broth while stirring to prevent any lumps
  • Add shrimp and bring to a simmer for about 10 more minutes or until shrimp and chicken and fully cooked through
  • While soup is simmering, follow package instructions to make instant brown rice
  • Serve gumbo with a scoop of rice and garnished with fresh herbs, if desired

Nutrition

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 200mg | Sodium: 1087mg | Potassium: 581mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5735IU | Vitamin C: 19.7mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 3.3mg