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Baby Girl’s Dirty Rice

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 small pack of chicken gizzards
  • 1 cup gizzard juice
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1 bunch of green onions
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

For the Seasoning Blend:

  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

For the Rice:

  • 3 cups Mahatma Thai Jasmine rice, dried
  • 4 1/2 cup beef broth, low sodium


  1. Rinse chicken gizzards and add to a stock pot, cover with water, cook over medium heat for about 1 1/2 hours, adding more water if needed.
  2. You will need to reserve 1 cup of gizzard cooking liquid..
  3. While gizzards cook, in a medium pan, add olive oil and heat over medium-high heat, add bell peppers, onions, and celery. Saute for about 5 minutes then add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  4. Add ground turkey, break up, add seasonings and saute until browned and cooked through. Turn turkey-vegetable mixture off the heat and set aside.
  5. When gizzards are fork tender, remove from heat, drain, reserving gizzard liquid.
  6. Add gizzards to a food processor and chop lightly.
  7. Add chopped gizzards to turkey-vegetable mixture and heat over medium heat, mix well. Add gizzard cooking liquid.

To Prepare Rice:

  1. Add beef broth to a large rice pan, bring to boil.
  2. Stir in rice, cover, reduce heat to low and cook 15 minutes, remove from heat, allow rice to steam 10 minutes more.
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl, add rice a little at a time until enough rice has been added and mixture remains moist. You may not need all the rice.
  4. Add chopped parsley and mix well.
  5. Check seasonings, and enjoy.


Ground turkey can be substituted with ground pork or ground chicken.


  • Serving Size: 6-8