Popeyes-style Cajun Rice
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TWO RECIPES FOR COPY CAT POPEYES DIRTY RICE
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup finely diced bell pepper
1/3 cup diced green onions
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon celery flakes
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
4 cups long grain rice, cooked and drained
1/4 cup water (more as needed)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
In fry pan stir ground beef and bell pepper. Cook over medium high heat until beef loses its pink color and bell pepper is soft. Remove excess grease. Turn temperature down to medium or medium low.
Add remaining ingredients; stir and cook together until ground beef is completely cooked and liquid is gone - about 25 to 35 minutes. More Creole seasoning and red pepper may be added for taste.
1 pound Spicy bulk breakfast sausage
14 ounces Can clear chicken broth
1/2 cup Long-grain rice
1 teaspoon Dry minced onion
Brown sausage in skillet untiil pink color disappears, crumbling with fork. Stir in broth, rice and minced onion. Simmer gently, covered, 18 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and most of broth is absorbed.
Source: Gloria Pitzer's Make Alike Recipes Cookbook