3 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 3 hours

This recipe might take a while to make but it's worth it!


1 package Chicken thighs
2 Ham steaks
3 packages Smoked sausages
2 pounds Shrimp
1 pound Cooked crabmeat
1 cup All purpose flour
1 cup Vegetable oil
1 bulb Garlic
1 large Yellow onion
1 large Bell pepper
4 ribs Celery
Salt & pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 10



Boil chicken until cooked. Add salt and pepper. Cut up sausage and ham and set aside in refrigerator. Save 1 quart of chicken broth, strain of all fat and grease, set aside. Clean and debone chicken and set aside in refrigerator. Chop seasonings. Pour oil in large pot on med. heat until it gets hot, about 15-20 minutes. Stick end of wooden spoon in oil, if sizzles, oil is hot enough. Slowly add flour, stirring constantly until roux turns chocolate brown. Then add seasoning, stir about 5 minutes, add chicken broth. It may get lumpy, keep stirring, add water if needed. Stir until lumps are gone. Add sausage and ham, turn heat to high and bring to boil. Turn heat to med.-low and cook for 1 hours. 10 minutes before it's done add chicken, shrimp and crabmeat.

Serve over hot rice.

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My husband LOVED this recipe.
Keylime854 5y ago

Made it for a wedding rehersal patry everyone wanted the recipe. I made small changes like tyme basil and oragano. It was a big hit. Thanks
hank07 6y ago

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