Dirty Rice by Mona M

posted by Mona M 06-02-100 5:43 AM

Dirty Rice
from River Road Recipes... The Textbook of Louisiana Cuisine

4 pounds raw rice
4 pounds red onions
1/4 cup shortening or bacon drippings
2 packages gizzards and livers
Salt to taste
5 cloves garlic
3 bunches green onions
2 pods red pepper
1/4 bunch parsley
9 cups water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cook rice until almost done. Cut up red onions very fine and brown in shortening. Cut up giblets and put in with onions and cook until brown. Add garlic cut very fine. Chop green onions with tops and parsley, and add to the mixture along with the salt and red pepper and water. Pour over cooked rice.

When the water is absorbed, put in a large baking pan. Dot with butter and brown in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

Serves 30 - 40

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