Texas Okra Gumbo

Texas Okra Gumbo

jason 4

"Spicy okra gumbo like grandma's made with bacon and chicken. Lots of okra and fresh cayenne peppers make this dish special."


1 h 10 m servings 186 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 14.3 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 376 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place bacon in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook until evenly browned, then add onion, chicken cubes and okra. Cook, stirring, until chicken is tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in cayenne peppers, tomatoes, and diced tomatoes with green chilies. Add rice and water, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender.
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  1. 15 Ratings


I ALMOST followed the directions......I think that water has no flavor, so I used chicken broth instead of the plain water. This soup freezes well and makes enough to share with a neighbor. Real...

I didn't have any fresh cayenne peppers so I just added cayenne pepper the spice. Looking at this recipe it didn't have any other spices but cayenne so I added, thyme, oregano, basil, and bay ...

This recipe was a bust, and I would not make it again. I would substitute tomato juice and/or chicken broth for the 3 c of water. I had to add an additional large can of tomatoes to get any flav...

I first have to apologize for making a few substitutions. I made this for my fathers birthday and he said chicken in a gumbo sounded odd, so he asked for beef sausage instead. Also, there were...

My favorite recipe on allrecipes. I return to it again and again.

good recipe. spicy! used andouille sausage instead of chicken.

Very good and very filling. I've made this many times and have tried adding different ingredients each time, my favorite one being andouille sausage. It's very versatile and best of all, easy ...

I was looking for some new ways to use okra. This was just OK--nothing special.

This was just okay. We don't like really spicy foods so I didn't add the cayenne peppers. I thought the tomatoes with green chilis would spice it up a little but I think the okra overpowered i...