Smarty pants = chicken, sausage, okra gumbo & rice


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1hr 35mins
2 Quarts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. -----Gumbo--------.
  2. Follow recipe on gumbo base container to mix base.
  3. Using water is good, but some chicken broth is better.
  4. Bring base to a low boil.
  5. This is the critical step= stir well because the base wants to stick to the bottom of the pot, while it is being fully dissolved.
  6. Add meat, and bring to a low boil again, lower fire and simmer for thirty minutes, stirring occasionally while scraping bottom of pot.
  7. stir in okra, and bring back to a low boil for 2-3 minutes, just enough to heat the okra, then serve with cooked long grain white rice.
  8. -----------Boiled long grain regular white rice recipe----------.
  9. Add salt to water and bring water to boil.
  10. Add rice and stir well.
  11. The moment you add the rice to the water, start timing for 13 minutes.
  12. stir occasionally during cooking process, while scraping bottom of pot.
  13. After 13 minutes, stir well, then drain rice using calendar, then run some hot faucet water over the rice in the calendar.
  14. Serve gumbo with rice added.

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