Dirty Rice

Dirty Deeds, Done Dirt Cheap

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      40 min

Appears in
Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2016

  • About

Dirty rice is a classic creole dish that gets its “dirty” color from chicken livers. It’s big-time in Louisiana, but it’s also popular in other areas of the South, where it’s often known as rice dressing. But I didn’t know any of that the first few times I ate dirty rice as a teenager. All I knew was that the steam wafting out of the take-out bags from Popeye’s Fried Chicken smelled like heaven. I wanted that tiny styrofoam container of rice in my hands and opened as soon as possible. This