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Bobby’s Smokey Gumbo

By Deen Brothers


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 55 min

Servings: 8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 ounces smoked chicken and turkey andouille sausage
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 2 clove s garlic
  • 1 medium Vidalia onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 cup dry long-grain brown rice
  • 2 1/4 cups homemade chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 pound medium shrimp
  • One 10-ounce box frozen sliced okra
  • Hot sauce


Heat the oil in a large stockpot; add the sausage and saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the celery, garlic, onions and bell peppers and cook until starting to turn translucent, about 2 minutes. Add the rice and stir to incorporate. Add the chicken stock, Worcestershire, Cajun seasoning, salt and cracked pepper, cover and cook until the rice is tender, about 45 minutes. Add the shrimp, okra and hot sauce if using, and cook until the shrimp is just opaque, about 5 minutes.