Budget Cooking...Comfort & Gourmet!


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Dirty Rice Updated - (With Step By Step Photos)

This is so delicious! It can be served as a side dish or a main dish.

Chop Veggies

Saute In Oil

Brown Meat and Add Seasoning, Stir

Stir In Cooked Rice, Add Seasoning, Stir


4 Cups of Rice Cooked in Rice Cooker
4 Cups of Water
you may add 4 bouillon cubes to the water for more flavor
or substitute 4 cups of broth/stock
1 - 2 lbs Ground Turkey (or loose crumbled Boca Burger)
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
2 ribs of celery diced
1 Bell Pepper Minced
1 Onion Minced
2 Garlic Clove Minced

(If you are really trying to stretch the meal, you may certainly use 1/2 minced bell pepper and 1/2 minced onion...the idea is to impart the flavors to the dish)

Emeril's Bayou Blast to taste (I used 2 tbsp divided)Click
HERE for recipe

Emeril's Essence to taste (I used 2 tbsp divided)

- Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
- Cayenne Pepper
- Chopped Fresh Parsley


1. Prepare Rice and Water in rice cooker.
2. While Rice is cooking, add oil to a separate heavy stock pot.
3. Add minced vegetables
4. Leaving the vegetables in the pot, brown the ground meat.
5. Add half of the seasoning to the meat.
6. After rice is cooked, fluff it and add it to the sauteed vegetables and ground meat.
7. Add the remaining half of the seasoning. Stir well.


rmcandlelight said...

Hmmm!! Looks so good. Hey thats a whole meal in my book :) Thanks for sharing.

1xellus1 said...

@ rmcandlelight...It was delicious! & we sure did make it a main dish. Thanks for commenting

Sharon said...

wow..looks delicious..love it..defo need to try this hun,thanx for sharing

1xellus1 said...

Sharon...We really enjoyed this dish. I'm ready to serve it again! You're welcome, and thanks for commenting.