Guinea Gumbo Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
Main Ingredient


 Whole guinea2
 Water3 Quart
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onions3 Large, chopped
 Bell pepper1 , chopped
 Celery stems2 , chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Worcestershire sauce3 Tablespoon (Lea And Perrins)
 Salt To Taste
 Black pepper To Taste
 Red pepper To Taste
 Bay leaves2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 829 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.3%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 273.8 mg

Sodium 365.5 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12.1%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 90 g179.7%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 50.8%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 25.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Boil guineas until tender.
De-bone and set aside.
Make a dark brown roux with flour and oil.
Add onions, bell pepper, celery and garlic.
Saute until clear.
Add heated broth and cook very slowly for 2 or 3 hours.
Add the guinea meat the last 45 minutes of cooking time.
Add file if desired.
Serve over cooked rice.
Serves 8 to 10.