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Diabetic Chicken Gumbo

Diabetic Chicken Gumbo

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 75

Total Time : 95


Serves 8

  • 1lb boneless skinless chicken breast, diced

  • 3cups low-sodium low-fat chicken broth, divided

  • 3cups water

  • 1cup chopped onion

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1⁄8 teaspoon sage

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon thyme

  • 1cup chopped fresh tomato

  • 1cup frozen corn kernels

  • 1cup frozen okra

  • 2tablespoons canola oil

  • 1⁄4 cup flour

  • 2cups cooked brown rice


  • 01

    Place the chicken in a large soup pot with 1 cup of broth. Bring to a boil.

  • 02

    Add the additional broth, water, onion, garlic, salt (omit this if you need to reduce total sodium), pepper, bay leaf, sage, red pepper flakes, and thyme and simmer for 20 minutes.

  • 03

    Add the tomatoes, corn, and okra and simmer for 15 minutes.

  • 04

    In a separate pan, heat the oil and flour and stir until the flour and oil are golden brown and bubbly, stirring constantly. Add 1 cup of the soup broth to the mixture and whisk until smooth.

  • 05

    Add the mixture back to the soup pot and whisk until dissolved. Simmer 30 minutes. Stir in the rice the last 10 minutes of cooking.



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