Down 'n' Dirty Rice
Dirty rice gets its name from chicken giblets, livers, and hearts. But we wanted a less "dirty" version of this classic Cajun dish-one without the innards.
Why This Recipe Works
When developing our recipe for Down ’n’ Dirty Rice, we wanted to streamline this classic Cajun dish and make it a little less “dirty" by losing the chicken innards. We used ground pork to replace the giblets and hearts, but kept the chicken livers for an irreplaceable flavor. For our rice, we preferred the sweeter flavor of red pepper. Cooking the meat and vegetables separately from the rice and blending them once the rice was cooked through ensured the rice cooked evenly and kept the Down ‘n’ Dirty rice from tasting muddy.