Soups, Sauces, and Gravies

Calories in Chicken Gumbo Soup

105 calories

Serving Size 1 cups(s) (about 249 g)

Calories in 1 cups(s) of Chicken Gumbo Soup
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cups(s) (about 249 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 105 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 450mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Food analysis

Low In Fat Low Calorie Density
There is 105 calories in 249 grams of Chicken Gumbo Soup. With 36 calories per 100 grams, this food would be considered a Low calorie density food. A Low calorie density usually indicate that you can consume a larger amount of food with less calories and are usually good choices when dieting.

Chicken Gumbo Soup is High in carbohydrates, Medium in proteins and Very Low in fats. You can look at the macronutrients graph below for a detailed ratio.

With 7 grams of "Net carbohydrates" per 100 grams, it must be consumed with moderation if you are following a Keto or Ketosis diet.

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Macronutrients split

22.2% Proteins
77.8% Carbohydrates
0.0% Fats

Nutrients and how much we eat of it play an important role on our health and body composition. To learn more on theses, check our blog posts on Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats.

Soups are a staple for cool weather dining and what better way to warm up on a chilly day than with a nice bowl of soup. The chicken gumbo soup has its origin in West Africa and is an extremely popular dish in South Louisiana. The word 'Gumbo' translates to 'Okra'. This is a low-calorie dish that can be included in the diet of people who need to lose weight if prepared with the right ingredients.

Pros and cons of chicken gumbo soup


  • It is a low-calorie food

  • Along with the chicken, you can add your favorite vegetables to make it more healthy

  • With the chicken and veggies, you can get enough protein for the day and help you feel full


  • It is high in carbs so people on a keto diet need to be cautious

  • It also contains a good amount of fat

  • The roux used to thicken the soup makes it unsuitable for weight watchers

Chicken Gumbo soup recipe

  • 5 lb chicken shredded

  • 2 medium onions diced

  • 7 garlic cloves crushed

  • 6 celery stalks diced

  • 3-4 medium sized carrots diced

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 3 tsp thyme

  • 2 tsp marjoram

  • 1 32 oz can of chicken broth

  • 8 cups water to cover the chicken

  • 2 28 oz cans whole tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup brown rice 

  • 2 lbs frozen/fresh cut okra

  • salt & pepper to taste

  • gumbo filé to taste


  • In a 12-16 quart stockpot place the first 10 ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, lower heat to medium/low and simmer for 2 hours or until chicken begins to fall off the bone.

  • Debone chicken once cool enough to handle. Wash rice and add to the stockpot along with tomatoes and juice. Simmer until rice is tender, approximately 40 mins. Once rice is done add the chicken and okra. Let it boil slowly and simmer for about 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  • If you want you can Sprinkle on gumbo filé to taste after serving. 

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