Cookbook:Dirty Rice

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Dirty Rice
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Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cajun cuisine

Dirty rice is a traditional Cajun dish made from white rice cooked with small pieces of chicken liver or giblets, which give it a dark ("dirty") color.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Mince onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic.
  2. Grind livers and gizzards.
  3. Place fat, gizzards, pork and bay leaves in large heavy skillet over high heat; cook until meat is thoroughly browned, about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in the onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, salt, pepper, paprika, mustard, cumin, thyme, and oregano; stir thoroughly, scraping pan bottom well.
  5. Add the butter and stir until melted.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and cook about 8 minutes, stirring constantly and scraping pan bottom well.
  7. Add the stock or water and stir until any mixture sticking to the pan bottom comes loose; cook about 8 minutes over high heat, stirring once.
  8. Stir in the chicken livers and cook about 2 minutes.
  9. Add the rice and stir thoroughly; cover pan and turn heat to very low; cook about 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat and leave covered until rice is tender, about 10 minutes.
  11. Remove bay leaves and serve immediately.