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New Orleans Chicken Gumbo Filé

Makes 6 servings

Prep Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 10 min


  • 2   Tablespoon lard
  • 2   medium onions, chopped
  • 2   chickens, cu into serving pieces
  • 2   pounds fresh or frozen okra, cut into thin slices (or canned okra)
  • 2   cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1   cup tomatoes, canned or fresh
  • 1   sprig fresh thyme
  • 2   quarts water
  • 2   teaspoons sale
  • 2   Tablespoons filé
  •      Cooked rice


  1. In a large heavy skillet, melt the lard.
  2. Add the onions, and cook until golden.
  3. Set onions aside and brown chicken.
  4. Add the okra, garlic, tomatoes, and thyme.
  5. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring from time to time.
  6. Add the water very gradually and add salt.
  7. Cover and simmer 1 hour longer.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Sprinkle with filé and stir well.
  10. Do not heat after adding filé or it will curdle.
  11. Serve in soup plates with a spoonful of cooked rice in each.

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