dirty rice


Definition of dirty rice

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

Examples of dirty rice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roots, which opened in June, is her take on Southern cooking, anchored firmly in her Louisiana upbringing, with plenty of seafood, okra and dirty rice to go around. New York Times, 12 Oct. 2021 The Third Ward Queen Beyoncé is a huge fan of the crispy fried chicken and the dirty rice, and years ago, Paul Wall even did a commercial for the popular restaurant. Shelby Stewart, Chron, 2 July 2021 It’s paid off, as guests regularly post images on Instagram of turkey legs stuffed with dirty rice and glazed with Hennessy. Washington Post, 14 May 2021 Next Door, which will house plants, flowers and even a bodega featuring Afro-Latino foods like gumbo, dirty rice, tamales and more. Narda Pérez, Dallas News, 22 Mar. 2021 Hearts can be seared quickly, like little bite-sized steaks or minced fine along with the liver and gizzard for a batch of dirty rice. Outdoor Life, 8 Mar. 2021 Side dishes make a big difference here, especially crispy and filling mashed and fried plantain slices and a big helping of rice and peas that reminded me of Cajun dirty rice. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Feb. 2021 Maxine’s on Saint James, for chicken and waffles, baked catfish over grits, mac and cheese and dirty rice, jambalaya and etouffee, banana pudding and sweet tea. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Feb. 2021 Versions stuffed with dirty rice or topped with shrimp alfredo pasta have garnered them national attraction, with even multiple celebrities (Snoop Dogg, Andre Johnson) avering themselves as fans. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 11 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of dirty rice

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dirty rice was in 1949

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20 Oct 2021

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“Dirty rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirty%20rice. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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