How to make dirty rice

Dirty rice is a typical dish of American Cajun cuisine made with rice ( hello, really? ), and of funny chicken entrails like liver and chopped hearts.

It also usually carries pork and in some recipes sausages or pork sausages, all chopped.

Carries onions, peppers and celery , and optionally, but very common, green onion (chives) and fresh parsley.

Dirty rice is also seasoned with the famous Cajun seasoning that is available in many supermarkets and specialized stores but, in case you do not have it in your city, you can prepare it yourself mixing spices like oregano, cayenne pepper, paprika, powdered mustard, garlic powder, cumin, thyme and black pepper. Quiet, in the recipe is explained.

Dirty rice has a very spicy flavor that makes it unique and wonderful . Its name is also special and is due to the color it takes after cooking the chicken entrails in oil, it turns all brown.

One important thing: please , if you do not like livers and chicken hearts go very far to a solitary place and start thinking about everything you are doing wrong in your life.

How to make dirty rice


  • 1 cup of long-grain rice
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 200 grams of liver and chicken hearts
  • 200 grams of liver and chicken hearts
  • 200 grams of liver and chicken hearts
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  • 100 grams of minced pork
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • ½ medium onion
  • ½ green pepper
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Paprika powder
  • Powdered mustard
  • Garlic powder
  • Dry thyme
  • Dried oregano
  • Com ino
  • Black pepper
  • Salt


It chops the livers and hearts chicken as small as you can.

Chop the onion, garlic, pepper and celery in small cubes and reserve.

In a pot or deep frying pan, add a couple of tablespoons of vegetable oil and cook at high temperature the minced pork along with the livers and hearts of chicken. You have to let them brown well, even allowing them to stick a bit to the bottom of the pot, but be careful, do not burn them either.

Add seasonings: bay leaves, garlic powder , thyme, oregano, cumin, pepper, salt, cayenne, paprika and powdered mustard. The quantities of the condiments can be added to the eye, but calculating no more than ½ teaspoon each, and being careful with the cayenne pepper in case you are not such a friend of the spicy. Remember that if you have Cajun seasoning you can substitute - or complement - all the spices described here.

Stir well and add the onion, peppers, garlic cloves and chopped celery stalk. Lower the heat and let it cook for 5 minutes.

After this time add the cup of rice, stir a little and pour the two cups of chicken stock. Fire up again.