"This was the best Chicken Creole that I've ever had! My 9-year-old even went back for seconds, which is unheard of unless it's junk food!" – SarahStumphf
"My children love this gumbo. My husband and I love the flavor, with the bonus of a quiet dinner—the kids are too busy to talk." – kc
"This will put a smile on everyone's face that's eatin' it. Throw on some Zydeco music and serve on a bed of rice with cornbread and a cold beer." – Lupe Boudreaux
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Merwin's Shrimp Gumbo
This is a recipe for a classic, dark brown, shrimp gumbo in true Louisiana Cajun country fashion. Serve over rice. Browning the chicken pieces in the oil used for the roux adds flavor to the dish. I use the cooked chicken for chicken salad. File is added off the heat to thicken the gumbo. If added while the gumbo is still cooking, it may become stringy and unpleasant. File is ground sassafras leaves. It is available in many supermarkets.
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