Chicken Gumbo

2 lb chicken breasts, 1" cubes
2 lb fresh okra, sliced 1/4" slices
2 medium onions, chopped
2 medium bell peppers, chopped
1/2 c celery, chopped
4 tbs cooking oil
3 tbs flour
3 medium tomatoes, cut up
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt & pepper to taste


Prepare a rue with cooking oil and flour. Cook until brown, stirring often. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Slowly stir in 1 quart of water. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add cut-up tomatoes, okra and celery. Cover and cook about 30 min, until vegetables are done. Add chicken and simmer an additional 6 min.

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