Turkey Gumbo

Demonstrated by: Executive Chef Elmer Guzman of Sam Choy's Restaurant.
Featured in Creole Thanksgiving on November 15, 1999.



Turkey Gumbo

  • 3/4 cup salad oil
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 lb Portuguese sausage, sliced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 quarts chicken broth or turkey stock
  • 1/2 lb cooked turkey, diced
  • Hot pepper sauce to taste
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste


In a saucepot, combine the oil and flour. Stirring constantly, cook on medium heat for 25 to 30 minutes or until mixture is a deep golden brown. Add onions, bell pepper, and celery; cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Add sausage, bay leaves and broth; cook for 20 to 30 minutes. Add turkey, hot pepper sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. Serve over cooked rice. Makes 6 to 8 servings.


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