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“An Authentic recipe for Cajun Dirty rice. My Mother got from a restaurant in LA. Takes a while to cook, but well worth the results.”
2hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare vegetables as directed.
  2. Add crushed garlic.
  3. Brown sausage in large pot.
  4. Remove sausage and set aside.
  5. To sausage drippings, add enough bacon drippings or oil to make 1/2 cup.
  6. Add flour and brown, stirring constantly, over medium-high-heat until the roux is very dark brown (about the color of an old penny).
  7. Be careful not to scorch the roux.
  8. Immediately add chopped vegetables and stir and cook a few minutes.
  9. Then add chopped giblets and cook until pink color is gone.
  10. Add water, the sausage and seasonings and simmer 2 hours.
  11. 30 minutes before serving, add green onion tops and parsley.
  12. Before serving, add hot cooked rice, mix well.

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