Chicken Gumbo


2 pounds chicken breasts, cut into 1" cubes

2 pounds fresh okra, sliced " slices

2 large onions, chopped

2 large bell peppers, chopped

cup celery, chopped

4 tablespoons cooking oil

3 tablespoons flour

3 large tomatoes, cut up

2 cloves garlic, minced

salt & pepper to taste


Prepare a rue with cooking oil and flour. Cook until brown, stirring often. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Slowly stir in 1 quart of water. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add cut-up tomatoes, okra and celery. Cover and cook about 30 minutes, until vegetables are done. Add chicken and simmer an additional 6 minutes.