Make a dirty rice recipe spiked with a delicious flavor all its own, whether you're craving traditional Cajun dirty rice or want to make it with beef or sausage.See Popular Dirty Rice Recipes
A Cajun specialty, dirty rice gets its name from the ground giblets that give the rice a "dirty" appearance. Here, sausage replaces ground giblets.
The rice is "dirty" because it's mixed in with the chicken and vegetables instead of being served plain. Try this quick low-fat meal when you crave Cajun food.
A Louisiana favorite, our version of this spicy dish uses whole-grain Wehani rice. Long-grain brown rice also works. Traditionally made with chicken liver, which gives it a "dirty" color, we use healthy lean chicken sausage instead.
Anyone who thinks Mardi Gras is just a chance to party doesn't know enough about the delicious food that's at the heart of this annual festival. New Orleans cuisine is the stuff of legend -- spicy jambalaya, blackened catfish, savory dirty rice. Really, what's not to love?
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