Shrimp and Chicken Gumbo


Shrimp and Chicken Gumbo
The enamel-coated cast iron of a Dutch oven maintains an even heat at any temperature, so foods won’t suddenly scorch or boil over. Great for the low and slow simmer of this flavorful gumbo.

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 3/4 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups sliced fresh or frozen okra
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped seeded poblano chile
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 10 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 4 cups unsalted chicken stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons ground red pepper
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 3/4 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 (8.8-ounce) packages precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben’s)
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions

Preparation

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove from pan; let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Slice across the grain.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  6. Add remaining 5 tablespoons oil to pan.
  7. Stir in flour; cook 25 minutes, stirring frequently with a whisk until the color of melted semisweet chocolate.
  8. Stir in okra and next 4 ingredients.
  9. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 3 minutes.
  10. Stir in wine; cook 2 minutes.
  11. Add stock and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil.
  12. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes.
  13. Add chicken and shrimp; cook 3 minutes.
  14. Stir in vinegar, black pepper, and rice; cook 1 minute.
  15. Top with green onions.
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