Gumbo is a kind of soup or stew, usually made with seafood, poultry, sausages, and other meats served on white rice and seasoned in the Cajun style. It has a balance of acidic and spicy flavors and is native to African lands, even though it is considered a traditional American dish. This one has shrimp and sausage, one of the favorite combinations when it comes to making gumbo. Just try it out to understand why you eat so much in Louisiana and other parts of North America.


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ΒΌ all-use wheat flour
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 medium chopped green pepper
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 400 grams of sausage cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • Salt coarse to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 450 grams of tomato
  • 1 liter of chicken stock
  • 500 grams of peeled shrimp and peeled
  • 3 chopped chives
  • Cooked white rice, to serve