dirty rice


Definition of dirty rice 

: a Cajun dish of white rice cooked with chopped or ground giblets

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Cajun sweet potato fries and dirty rice are sides and there’s N’awlins bread pudding or Cajun mud pie for dessert. Shonda Talerico Dudlicek, Elgin Courier-News, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Grumpy Goat Tavern in Elgin," 6 July 2018 The menu also features a variety of creative Southern dishes, such as a muffaletta burger, smoked chicken and biscuit dumplings, Southern antipasto salad and dirty rice balls. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "It's National Fried Chicken Day! Phoenix restaurants for best fried chicken," 6 July 2018 Eggers ate the general prison population's dinner menu for his final meal — chicken creole, dirty rice, turnip greens, creamed corn, cornbread and cake. USA TODAY, "Alabama executes man convicted of murdering his boss," 15 Mar. 2018 Don't miss the sausage, old-school dirty rice (pungent with liver bits) and the peach cobbler. Houston Chronicle, "Houston's favorite barbecue joints," 10 May 2018 Cochon dinners of roast pork, dirty rice, green beans, salad and bread will be sold. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "2 cochon de lait fests go head to head this weekend," 17 Oct. 2017

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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