Acadian Chicken Gumbo

By Jennifer K – New Waterford, NS
Acadian Chicken Gumbo
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

A great Acadian family meal from right here in the Maritimes.


1 tbsp Canola Oil
4 Maple leaf Prime boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cubed
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 1/4 cups rice
2 cups chicken broth
1 can diced tomatoes
1/2 salt pepper to taste
1 green pepper, chopped
2 tsp dried thyme


Heat the oil in a nonstick skillet set over medium heat. Add the
chicken, onion, garlic and Cajun seasoning. Cook for 10 minutes or until
browned. Add the chicken broth; simmer for 1 minute.

Stir in the rice until well coated. Add the stock, tomatoes, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in the green pepper. Add thyme.

Cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until rice is tender all the liquid is absorbed. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

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