Definition of dirty rice in English:

dirty rice


  • A Cajun dish consisting of white rice cooked with onions, peppers, chicken livers, and herbs.

    ‘Perhaps the menu's stuffed pork chop won't be on hand, but a plump, browned chicken breast filled with delicious, scallion-spiked dirty rice will.’
    • ‘A typical dinner might include fillet of sole, red beans and dirty rice, a green salad, grilled asparagus, and fruit for dessert.’
    • ‘One pound of meat makes nine cups of jambalaya or dirty rice in less than 30 minutes.’
    • ‘There is also a side of dirty rice, and a creamy potato salad perked up with scallions, radishes and shreds of carrot.’
    • ‘At the Polo Club, she relies on one of the complex's employees to give her a lift to the Fiesta supermarket, more than a dozen miles each way, so she can pick up some dirty rice and beans.’