Crock Pot Duck Gumbo

Crock pot duck gumbo

Stewed in a rich roux, the duck pieces absorb the spicy, salty flavor of this Cajun gumbo. Tastes even better the next day after cooking.

Ingredients

  • 1

    2 Whole Maple Leaf Farms Ducks, cut in quarters, parboiled for 10 minutes

  • 2

    1 cup Oil

  • 3

    1 cup Flour

  • 4

    1 tsp. Garlic Salt

  • 5

    Hot Sauce, to taste

  • 6

    2 cups Water

  • 7

    2 Celery Stalks, diced

  • 8

    1/2 Green Bell Pepper, diced

  • 9

    2 medium Onions, diced

  • 10

    1/2 lb. Smoked Link Sausage

  • 11

    To Taste Worcestershire Sauce

Directions

Make a dark roux

  • 1

    Pour oil in a heavy skillet over low heat.

  • 2

    Gradually sprinkle the flour into the hot oil, stirring constantly.

  • 3

    Sprinkle in garlic salt.

  • 4

    Stir the mixture constantly until it reaches the desired color, which may take up to 30 minutes.

  • 5

    Remove from the heat and continue stirring until it has cooled a bit and there's no risk of burning.

  • 6

    Add hot sauce and 2 cups of water to make a gravy.

  • 7

    Allow to simmer while preparing next step.

Dice vegetables and place in bottom of slow cooker.

  • 1

    Pour gravy over duck and vegetables.

  • 2

    Turn slow cooker on low and cook at least 8 hours.

Two hours before serving, remove duck pieces from slow cooker.

  • 1

    Remove meat from bones and cut into chunks.

  • 2

    Return duck meat to slow cooker.

  • 3

    Slice sausage and add to gumbo.

  • 4

    Finish cooking.

Serve

  • 1

    Serve over rice, adding Worcestershire or any other flavoring to taste.

  • 2

    Tastes even better the next day after cooking.

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 8 hr 40 min
Ready Time: 4 Hours
Servings: 6