Cheesecake Factory Shrimp And Chicken Gumbo Recipe


The Cheesecake Factory Shrimp and Chicken Gumbo is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines succulent shrimp, tender chicken, and a rich, savory broth. This hearty gumbo is perfect for a cozy dinner or for entertaining guests. With a prep time of 20 minutes and a cook time of 1 hour and 30 minutes, this recipe yields about 6 servings.


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Hot cooked rice, for serving


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the flour to the pot and stir continuously for about 15-20 minutes, or until the mixture turns a dark brown color (this is called making a roux).
  3. Add the diced onion, green bell pepper, celery, and minced garlic to the pot. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes, chicken broth, bay leaf, dried thyme, dried oregano, paprika, c