Spicy Sausage and Pepper Gumbo with Rice and Green Onions
Prep & Cook Time:60+ min.
Cook Within:4 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate.
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and flour. Microwave for 30 seconds, carefully remove, and stir well. Bowl will be hot. Use an oven mitt
Microwave again until butter-flour mixture is smells "nutty" and is chestnut brown, 2 minutes. If butter does not darken, continue microwaving in 30 second increments
[TESTING NOTES: I Microwaved roux for 30 seconds, stirred and continued to microwave for 2 minutes more. Butter was chestnut brown in 2½ minutes total (but our microwave runs hotter). Please double-check during Write]
add 2 tsp olve oil to a loarge non stick over medium high heat.
once hot add sausage and break up as much as possibe.
cook for 1-2 minutes until it starts to brown.
add peppers, green onion bottoms and cajun seasoning.
cook until veg begins to soften and sausage reaches 165 degrees internal temp, 4-5 minutes.
add fire roasted tomatoes, 1 cup of water, chicken broth and a pinch of pepper.
mix well and bring a simmer, 1-2 minutes.
carefully add flour and butter mixture and mix well.
allow mixture to come a simmer while stiring often 1-2 minutes.
[OMITTED PINCH SALT AFTER TESTING]
cook rice and finish dish
Carefully massage rice in bag to break up any clumps. Tear a small slit in an upper corner of bag to vent. Place upright in microwave and heat, 45 seconds. Remove rice from packaging.
serve gumbo with rice and green onion tops. Bon appetite!
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