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Quick and Easy Instant Pot Gumbo Recipe

Gumbo has never been easier with this instant pot recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium bell peppers red & green diced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 package andouille sausage
  • cup flour
  • cup butter
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound chicken breasts cubed
  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • 1 can Rotel
  • 1 cup okra sliced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp tail removed, deveined
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped and peeled
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Set Instant Pot to “Saute” and add olive oil. Add peppers, onion, celery, garlic, and sausage and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove all vegetables and sausage. Set aside.
  • Add butter to the instant pot and stir, scraping up any cooked bits from the bottom of the pot. When butter is melted, add flour.
  • Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly until dark brown, forming a roux. Turn cooker off.
  • Add chicken broth, cooked vegetables, sausage, chicken, Creole seasoning, Rotel, tomatoes, salt, and pepper.
  • Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Turn the steam release handle to “Sealing” position.
  • Press “Manual” and select “High Pressure.” Set time to 20 minutes. When the timer is done quick release the pot and turn the valve to venting.
  • When pressure is fully released, remove lid and stir in okra. Press “Saute”, and cook uncovered for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and cook an additional 5 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 1853mg | Potassium: 1108mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1960IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

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