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Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

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Great gumbo!

A fitting dish for Mardi Gras or any day you want a little taste of Cajun

Great gumbo!Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

1 whole chicken (3 pounds), cut into serving pieces
Cajun seasoning
2 pounds pork sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-3/4 cups canola oil
1 large onion
4 quarts water
1 whole chicken (3 pounds), cut into serving pieces
1 bunch of onion tops, chopped
4 stalks of parsley, chopped
Cooked rice

1. Season chicken with Cajun seasoning and set aside. Brown sausage in a skillet. Transfer sausage to a plate lined with paper towels.

2. In a stockpot over medium-high heat, sift flour over oil to make a roux. Stirring constantly, cook the roux until it is the color of dark coffee. Add chopped onion and stir for 10 minutes.

3. Add water and seasoned chicken. Boil for 1 hour, adding Cajun seasoning to taste. Add the sausage and boil 40 minutes. Skim fat off the top and add onions and parsley. Serve over hot rice.

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