Chop onions, bell peppers, celery, garlic and add to boiling water and roux. Let boil for 15 minutes and add file. Boil for 1-1/2 hours. Add chicken and put on a slow boil for 1/2 hour. Add sausage and simmer for another 1/2 hour. Season to taste.
For an added taste, top with fine chopped parsley and onion tops. Serve over fresh rice, with French Bread and potato salad.
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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana