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Cajun Dirty Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cajun-dirty-rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Author Melissa Sperka



  • In a large stove top saucepan, over medium-high heat, sauté the sausage until no pink remains. Drain excess fat reserving 3 Tbsp in the pan.
  • Deglaze the pan with Worcestershire sauce scraping any brown bits off the bottom of the pan. Add the diced veggies and garlic. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes until the veggies begin to soften and brown.
  • Add the rice. Stir the rice and cook for 1-2 minutes until it begins to brown.
  • Add the chicken stock, creole seasoning and bay leaves. Lower the temperature and simmer over medium-low heat covered for 25 minutes.
  • Cook until the rice is fully tender and the broth has been absorbed.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the chopped parsley. Keep covered until serving.


If you'd like to add liver to the rice, 4 oz of chopped chicken livers will do nicely. Cook along with the ground sausage then proceed with the recipe as written.