Dirty Rice

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 471
Fat 21.9 g
Cholesterol 205 mg
Sodium 659 mg


2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
1 quart water
5 chicken wings (about 3/4 pound)
5 chicken gizzards (about 1/4 pound)
5 chicken hearts (about 1 ounce)
5 chicken livers (about 1/4 pound)
1 pound ground hot pork sausage
1/4 cup butter, margarine, or bacon drippings
1 large onion, chopped
1 cup chopped green pepper
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes


Cook rice according to package directions; set aside.

Combine water and next 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes; add chicken livers, and cook 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup liquid. Remove meat from wings; coarsely chop wing meat, gizzards, hearts, and livers. Set meat aside.

Brown sausage in Dutch oven, stirring until it crumbles; drain and set aside.

Melt butter in Dutch oven; add onion, green pepper, and celery. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender, stirring often. Add sausage, chopped meat, and reserved liquid. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in cooked rice and parsley. Serve warm.


January 1999
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