dirty rice


Definition of dirty rice

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Six minutes later, those chops are seared, seasoned and sitting next to dirty rice and buttered corn with hot flour tortillas for $6.79. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "5 San Antonio restaurants for great bone-in pork chops: Perry’s, Molina’s, King Lou’s Soul Food, Angel’s Mexican Haven and Maverick Texas Brasserie," 1 Oct. 2020 Not to mention the mouthwatering sides -- jambalya, dirty rice, and french fries. Shelby Stewart, Houston Chronicle, "51 years strong: Frenchy's remains a beloved Houston institution," 29 June 2020 For larger fare, the entreés include Cajun smoked beef short ribs over cheese grits and sautéed spinach and catfish Plaquemine — catfish fried and topped with crawfish étouffée served over dirty rice. al, "Cajun Roux Bar & Grill is now open in Hoover: Here’s a look at the menu," 28 May 2020 The Gullah dirty rice is spicy and layered, rich and earthy; a chess pie perfectly sweet-tart and tender on the tongue. New York Times, "11 New Cookbooks Worth Buying, Even in Quarantine," 20 Apr. 2020 Vegan bowls on the menu, either made with tofu or beets or roasted carrots and black bean dirty rice, are all $15. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "Indie Superette from Michael Mina opens in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow," 30 Jan. 2020 Stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon, shrimp brochette did its humble work over Cajun dirty rice that seemed neither especially Cajun nor dirty. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Zero-star review: Iron Stag Restaurant & Bar misses the mark with surf and turf in Boerne northwest of San Antonio," 19 Dec. 2019 So now, alongside old favorites like Banana Bread Cockaigne, there are new recipes for kimchi mac and cheese, gobi Manchurian, miso ramen, Cajun dirty rice and chocolate babka. Mark Kennedy, Twin Cities, "For ‘Joy of Cooking’ revision, editors mixed marriage, food," 12 Nov. 2019 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

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First Known Use of dirty rice

1949, in the meaning defined above

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7 Oct 2020

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“Dirty rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirty%20rice. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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