Chicken Rice Gumbo



Chicken Rice Gumbo

Rice prepared with marinated chicken
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 6 People


  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Plastic foil
  • Sauce Pan
  • Rubber spatula


  • 1 Large Chicken Thigh Cut Into Three Parts
  • ¼ Cup Shallot Puree
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic Minced
  • 1 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 6 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ¼ Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion Sliced
  • 1 Medium Green Bell Pepper Chopped
  • 3 Medium Tomatoes Pureed
  • 2 Cups Rice
  • 300 ml Chicken Stock
  • Tbsp Salt
  • 5 Okra Halved
  • 6 Red Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sliced


  • Pour the chicken thigh into a mixing bowl, add the shallot puree, garlic, black pepper, basil, 1 ½ tsp of salt, lemon juice, stir, cover and set aside to marinate for 2 hours.
  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add the marinated chicken and fry until golden. Take out and set aside.
  • Add the sliced onion in the oil, stir and fry until translucent, then add the green bell pepper, tomato puree, stir and let simmer for 7 minutes.
  • Add the rice, stir to mix evenly, then add the chicken stock, 1 tsp of salt, stir, cover and let cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add the okra, scotch bonnet pepper, stir in and let cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the fried chicken, stir and let simmer for 5 minutes and take off the heat.
  • Chicken rice gumbo ready to serve.


Keyword Chicken, Gumbo, rice

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