Chicken and Okra Gumbo
Recipe courtesy of Nancy Wilson for Louisiana Kitchen & Culture
Chicken Okra Gumbo
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Preheat oven to 350F.
Spread okra in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet; drizzle with 3 tablespoons oil and stir to combine. Transfer to oven and roast 45 minutes; set aside.
Place a large heavy Dutch oven over medium heat. Add remaining ¼ cup oil; when oil shimmers, whisk in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until roux is the color of peanut butter. Add onions, celery, bell pepper, tomato, and garlic. Cook, stirring, for about 10 minutes. Add okra, broth, and chicken; bring to a simmer and cook 50 minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste; serve over hot cooked rice.
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