Authentic Cajun Dirty Rice Recipe

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Servings: 8


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  1. Heat chicken stock in a 12-quart. pot and add in gizzards and livers along with salt, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne. Cover and lightly boil for 30 min.
  2. In the meantime chop all the vegetables. Heat a large frying pan, add in oil or possibly bacon drippings and saute/fry onion, garlic, green pepper and celery. Remove from pan. Add in grnd pork and sausage to same pan and saute/fry till lightly browned.
  3. Drain meat in a colander and throw away fat. Remove livers and gizzards from the stock, reserving stock. Cold them for a moment and coarsely grind in meat grinder or possibly food processor. Add in gizzards and livers, along with browned meats, to the vegetables. Place all in a large pot and add in 1/2 c. reserved chicken stock. Cover and simmer 20 min. Meanwhile, using 4 c. of reserved stock, cook the rice. Add in cooked rice to completed vegetables and meat; gently stir in green onions and parsley. Taste for salt and pepper and serve.
  4. Serves 8-10.
  5. NOTE: The name comes from the appearance of the rice. The livers and gizzards give this old down-home dish a rather "dirty"
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 507g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 731  
Calories from Fat 342 47%
Total Fat 37.94g 47%
Saturated Fat 12.96g 52%
Trans Fat 0.07g  
Cholesterol 421mg 140%
Sodium 1087mg 45%
Potassium 919mg 26%
Total Carbs 47.85g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 5%
Sugars 4.63g 3%
Protein 45.75g 73%
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