Dirty Rice

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This dirty rice recipe is classic southern cuisine with Cajun style white rice made "dirty" from bits of chicken, beef or pork, so easy to make. It's nice and spicy and huge on flavor. Let me show you how to make it.

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– Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or pan. – Add the peppers, onion and celery. Cook them down to soften. – Add the ground pork and break apart with a wooden spoon. Cook to brown.


– Add the chicken livers (if using) and stir them in. Cook them down. – Add the rice, chicken broth, Cajun seasonings, bay leaf and dried thyme. Sprinkle in salt and pepper to taste.


– Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until the rice is cooked through. Remove the bay leaf.


– Garnish with fresh chopped herbs and serve.




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