Dirty Rice

Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 471
  • Fat: 21.9g
  • Cholesterol: 205mg
  • Sodium: 659mg


  • 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


  1. Cook rice according to package directions; set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Brown sausage in Dutch oven, stirring until it crumbles; drain and set aside.
  4. 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.
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