Lad's Dirty Rice

Recipe Rating:
 5 Ratings
Cooking Method: Stove Top


2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 1/4 tsp each sweet paprika and black pepper
1/2 tsp each,dried thyme leaves and dried oregano leaves
1 Tbsp cooking oil
1 Tbsp butter
3 c finely chopped mushrooms
1/2 c each,finely chopped onions,celery and green bell pepers
3 tsp minced garlic
2 bay leaves
3 c chicken stock
1 1/2 c white rice

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Anytown, CA
Member Since Sep 2010
L's notes for this recipe:
This is a very hot and tasty dish.My family loves it,but if you don't like spicy dishes,use 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper instead.I sometimes use 1/2 lb ground pork and 1/4 lb chicken gizzards,ground up instead of mushrooms.
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WOW!!! This is fantastic! A huge explosion of flavor!! This dish if one of the best I have ever had - absolutely wonderful and a keeper for sure. I cannot wait to make it again for the next potluck get together.

I used quick-cooking rice and cooked sweet sausage to great results. Also, just 1 tsp of cayenne was plenty spicy for my wimpy palette.

Next time I will double the recipe - It goes fast!


Combine seasonings.Set aside.Saute vegetables in oil,add seasonings,cook until vegetables are tender.Add bay leaf and stock,cook 5 mins.Add rice,stir well,bring to a boil,turn heat to lowest setting,cover pan and cook 20 mins.Remove bay leaves.

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user ginger nix gingermcclendonnix - Sep 7, 2010
I like this recipe, along with your tips. I don't like chicken livers, which is what I see in most dirty rice recipes and I think must be traditional? Thanks for the recipe, I've added it to my collection.
user Chris T. chrisb64 - Jul 6, 2011
NICE recipe...a vegetarian dirty rice...not everyone like the traditional livers or gizzards in dirty rice...Thanks for sharing!
user L D windella - Jul 6, 2011
My pleasure! It's spicy,but really delicious!
user Chris T. chrisb64 - Jul 6, 2011
well I may have to cut back on the cayenne...not for me and my daughter because we like spicy...but my son is a wimp when it comes to spice :o)
user L D windella - Jul 13, 2011
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