Dirty Rice with Pulled Pork & Louisiana Hot Sauce


Dirty Rice with Pulled Pork & Louisiana Hot Sauce
This New Orleans style dirty rice is made with melt-in-your-mouth slow cooked pulled pork and topped with Louisiana hot sauce. Packed full of Cajun flavours and spices, this is a dish that'll have you coming back for seconds.

New Orleans Style Dirty Rice with Pulled Pork & Louisiana Hot Sauce Recipe

Serves 4


400g pulled pork carnitas style, reheated – find the recipe here

Lemon wedges, to serve

For the Vegetables Pickles

1-2 tsp hot sauce

¼ cup maple syrup

2/3 cup apple cider vinegar

1 tsp salt flakes

2 small carrots, peeled and thinly sliced on a diagonal

50g green beans, trimmed and cut into 4cm lengths

4 baby cucumbers, halved lengthways

1 celery stalk, thinly sliced on an angle

For the Dirty Rice

1 tbsp olive oil

2 spicy beef sausages, cases removed

1 stalk celery, finely chopped

1 white onion, finely chopped

1 tbsp Cajun seasoning

¼ tsp each all spice and cayenne pepper

1 green capsicum, seeded and finely chopped

1 sprig bay leaves

1 cup long white rice

2 cups chicken stock

400ml can mixed black beans, rinsed and drained

4 spring onions, thinly sliced



To make the vegetables pickles, whisk hot sauce, maple, vinegar and salt together in a bowl. Add the carrot, beans, cucumber and celery, toss to combine. Place in a jar, pouring over the pickling liquid to make sure it covers the vegetables. Set aside to stand for 20 minutes.

For the dirty rice, heat oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add the sausage mince, celery and onion and cook, stirring for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the spices, capsicum, bay leaves and season with salt and pepper. Add the rice and stir to coat.

Add the stock, bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until rice is tender. Add the beans and spring onions and stir to combine. Top with pork, pickles and lemon wedges.

Smart Tip:

You can make the pickles in advance for up to three days. Mix up the vegetables … try radish, capsicum or fennel.


Master Recipe: Slow Cooked Carnitas Style Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork Carnitas Style


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