chicken gumbo



  • Portioned chicken and diced smoked ham (2.5 mm cubes) browned in oil; sliced onion, tomato concassée and sliced okra added and fried for 5 minutes; then all simmered in water with salt, cayenne pepper, dried red chilli and a faggot of herbs for 1.5 hours skimming as necessary; faggot removed, shelled oysters added and cooked 2 minutes; seasoning adjusted and finished with a little filé powder. Served with rice.