Classic Chicken Gumbo

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Servings 6

Nutrition Value: 233 Calories; 13.8g Fat; 8.7g Carbs; 19.6g Protein; 4.3g Sugars


2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

2 pork sausages, smoked, sliced

3 chicken legs, boneless and skinless

1 cup onion, chopped

1 cup bell peppers, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, finely minced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon filé powder

5 cups chicken broth

2 tomatoes, pureed

1 ½ cups fresh or frozen (thawed) okra

1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves,chopped


Press the “Sauté” button to heat up the Instant Pot. Now, heat the oil and cook the sausage and chicken until browned; reserve.

Add the onion, bell peppers, and garlic and sauté in pan drippings until they are softened.

Add the salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, Cajun spice mix,filé powder, chicken broth and tomatoes.

Secure the lid. Choose “Manual” mode and High pressure; cook for 12 minutes. Once cooking is complete, use a natural pressure release; carefully remove the lid.

Stir the okra into the Instant Pot; press the “Sauté” button one more time and let it simmer until the okra is tender, for 5 to 8 minutes.

Serve in individual bowls, garnished with fresh coriander. Enjoy!

1 teaspoon Cajun spice mix