Wild Duck Andouille Gumbo

Wild Duck Andouille Gumbo


½ tsp. of each of the following: Salt, black pepper, cayenne, white pepper, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder


  • 2 c. wild duck, chopped

  • 1 c. onion, diced

  • 1 c. green bell pepper, diced

  • ¾ c. celery, diced

  • ¾ c. okra, sliced

  • 1¼ c. all-purpose flour

  • 1¼ c. vegetable oil

  • 2 qt. chicken stock

  • 1½ c. andouille sausage

  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced

  • Salt & pepper to taste

  • Hot sauce to taste


Combine ingredients for seasoning mixture. Toss duck with ½ of seasoning mixture and set aside for 30 minutes.  Combine ½ the flour and the rest of the seasoning mixture. Toss duck with flour/seasoning until well coated.  In a small pot, heat ¼ c. oil until very hot. Fry duck until brown on all sides and meat is cooked. Drain on paper towel. Scrape bottom of pan to loosen remaining particles. Heat oil back to high and gradually add reserved flour. Cook, whisking constantly, until the flour is dark red-brown to black, approximately 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and add onions, peppers and celery, stirring constantly. Return to medium heat and cook until vegetables are tender.  Add cold stock a little at a time to the roux to form a smooth consistency. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and add okra, duck, andouille and garlic. Simmer 15-25 minutes, stirring often until it begins to thicken. Remove from heat. Adjust seasoning with salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste. Serve over a mound of cooked white rice.


Crab and Shrimp Stew

Crab and Shrimp Stew

  • 4 tbs roux
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 chopped green onions
  • 6 small crabs, cleaned and halved
  • 1 lb med shrimp
  • Salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and red pepper
  • 3 quarts water

Boil roux and water together for approximately 30 minutes. Add onions and green pepper and season to taste. Next, add crabs and cook for 15 minutes. Add shrimp. Cook approximately 30 minutes more. Add green onions. Just before serving. Serve over rice with a side dish of potato salad.

Cajun Chicken, Andouille, Tasso Gumbo


1 chicken, cut into serving pieces

1 lb smoked sausage or andouille sliced in 1/2 inch thick slices

1 lb smoked tasso, chopped fine

6 chicken bouillon cubes

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup chopped onion

1 cup chopped bell pepper

1 cup chopped celery

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup chopped green onion tops

1/4 cup chopped parsley

1 cup vegetable oil

1 cup all purpose flour

4 quarts water


Make roux with oil and flour, cook until copper penny color. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic and cook until limp. Add chicken and cook a few minutes, stirring constantly. Add water and chicken bouillon cubes. Cook on moderate heat until chicken is almost tender. Add sausage or andouille and tasso. Let boil until all meats are tender. Add onion tops and parsley and cook about ten minutes. Adjust seasonings and serve over cooked rice in soup bowls

Chicken Andouille Gumbo


1 lg. stewing chicken

1 lb. andouille, sliced in 1/4 inch slices

6 lg. white or yellow onions, chopped

1 sm. bunch green onions, cut fine

1 sm. bell pepper, chopped

1 tbsp. chopped celery

1 tbsp. finely chopped parsley

1 clove garlic, chopped

Salt, black pepper and red cayenne

3/4 cup all-purpose flour (for roux)

1 cup cooking oil

6 cup hot water


Cut up chicken, wash and season with salt and pepper. Heat one cup oil in heavy skillet and fry chicken until brown. Remove chicken and put aside. Pour remaining oil into large heavy pot, for making roux. After roux is made, lower heat and add all chopped ingredients, except green onions, garlic and parsley. Cover and simmer until onions are clear, stirring occasionally. Add sliced andouille and chicken to roux mixture, cover and let simmer about 1/2 hour. Stir often during this process. Keep heat low through this point. Add water, garlic, parsley and green onions. Heat may be increased until mixture begins to boil; lower heat to simmer, cover and cook 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until chicken is tender. This yields a lot of liquid and is served over rice.



1 – Can of Rotel tomatoes

1 – Can of whole corn

1 – Can of Cream corn

1 – Can of chicken broth

1 – can of mushroom soup

1 – Can of Beef broth

3 – Pounds of shrimp

1 – Chopped onion

1 – Whole chopped bell pepper

2 – Cups of sour cream

1 – cup of chopped green onions

2 – Tbls of chopped fresh garlic

1 – Block of cream cheese

1 – Pinch of Louisiana crab boil

4 – Cups of shredded American cheese


Cook down onion, bell pepper, garlic and green onions in Rotel tomatoes. Then add cream cheese and cook until melted, add all broth and mushroom soup, sour cream. Bring to boil then add cream, shrimp and crab boil to taste. Add all corn reduce to low fire and continue to stir for 30 minutes.