How To Make Gumbo in Your Instant Pot

How To Make Gumbo in Your Instant Pot

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My parents spent some time living in Louisiana and while they were there, my mom picked up some incredibly delicious recipes– Gumbo being one of her most-requested dishes to this day.

If you’ve got an Instant Pot, this chicken, shrimp and vegetable gumbo recipe is a must-try! It’s easy to make and will give you that signature Cajun taste without too much work.

How To Make Gumbo in Your Instant Pot:


Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups green bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp. Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes undrained,14.5-ounce cans
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs skinless, boneless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1 lb. okra cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp peeled and deveined
Directions:
  1. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. With lid off a 6-quart Instant Pot, press [Sauté], and use [Adjust] to select “Normal” mode.
  2. Combine flour and oil in cooker; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly with a flat spatula until dark brown.
  3. Add bell pepper,onion, celery, and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in 3 cups water, Old Bay, garlic powder, salt, tomatoes, chicken, and bay leaves . Turn cooker off.
  4. Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Turn the steam release handle to “Sealing” position. Press [Manual]; select “High Pressure,” and use [-] or [+] to choose 23 minutes pressure cooking time. When time is up, turn cooker off. Open the cooker using Natural Pressure Release.
  5. Stir in hot sauce and okra. Press [Sauté], and use [Adjust] to select “More” mode. Cook, uncovered, 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add shrimp; cook 5 minutes or until done and okra is tender. Remove and discard bay leaves.

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