Chicken Gumbo

Preheat electric skillet to 360°.

  • 1 chicken (3 – 3 1/2 lb fryer) cut in serving pieces

Dip in mixture of:

  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Melt 1 cup shortening at 360°, till light goes out. Place chicken in hot fat, skin side down and brown on all sides, removing all but 1/4 cup fat.

Add:

  • 1 can tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup water

Cover pan quickly. Reduce heat to 220° and cook 30 – 40 minutes till chicken is tender.

Add:

  • 1 can okra
  • 2 Tbsp chopped Parsley

Simmer 5 minutes more. Serve over cooked rice in a soup bowl.

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