Dirty Fried Rice

Andy Anderson !


I love dirty rice... even some of the stuff that comes in a box... but don't tell anybody.

This is a variation of dirty rice that has great flavor, and will compliment any of your dishes... or you can just eat it on its own.

I made this in the test kitchen this evening, and I'm happy with the results.

So, you ready... Let's get into the kitchen.

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20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top



2 c
chicken stock (or vegetable stock, if you want it vegetarian)
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 c
white rice


1/2 c
celery, rough diced small
1/2 c
carrot, rough diced small
1/2 c
shallot, finely diced
1 medium
tomato, chopped, about 1/2 cup
1 c
mushrooms, white button
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
hot sauce, i like frank’s
3 Tbsp
oil, grapeseed variety


2 large
eggs, whisked
2 Tbsp
tamari sauce


1Gather your ingredients.
2In a large size pot or skillet, add the stock and the tomato paste.
3Bring the liquid up to the boil.
4Chef’s Note: This pot/skillet will need a tight-fitting lid.
5Add the white rice.
6Immediately bring the heat to low, and cover.
7Chef's Note: Simmer for about 20 minutes.
8Take off heat, remove lid and allow the rice to cool to room temp, about 20 minutes.
9Chef’s Tip: If you attempt to make this dish with hot rice, you will wind up with dirty rice goo.
10Mix all the RICE INGREDIENTS together in a bowl, and reserve.
11Place a skillet over high heat, and let it heat up for about 2 minutes.
12Have the beaten egg and tamari at the ready.
13Add the oil and swirl in in the pan, until it begins to shimmer (that means it’s hot).
14Add the two beaten eggs, and swirl in the pan until almost cooked, about 30 seconds.
15Add the vegetable mixture and use a wooden spoon to mix the veggies in with the egg.
16Use the wooden spoon to break up the egg.
17Let the veggies cook for about 4 minutes, stirring all the time.
18Reduce the heat to low, add the rice, and then combine with the veggies.
19Add the tamari sauce, and continue to stir until everything is combined.
20Chef’s Tip: Remember that you’re working with rice, so be gentle with the stirring.
21Remove from heat, and serve with your favorite protein, or eat all by itself. Enjoy.
22Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #rice, #cumin, #tomatoes, #cajun