Gumbo, a hearty stew made with anything from sausage or duck to rabbit or seafood, starts with a roux, a mix of flour and oil that’s cooked until it turns dark and nutty, giving the stew recipe its signature earthy flavor.
Shrimp-and-Crab Gumbo Recipe on Food & Wine---This gumbo from chef-owner Donald Link of Herbsaint in New Orleans owes its flavor to the roux, a mix of flour and oil that's cooked until it's coffee-colored.
I can't wait to make soup. Chicken and Sausage Gumbo. Talk about GOOD. The Cajun/New Orleans Classic gets an easy update. Hearty thick and rich FILLED with Andouille Sausage, Chicken and the taste of a classic.