Nigerian Dirty Rice
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Serves: 6
  • 2 cups of cooked regular long grain rice
  • ½lb of chicken livers
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables
  • onion(a small half)(chopped or sliced)
  • 1-2 habanero pepper or ata-rodo(crushed)
  • 2 garlic cloves(grated)
  • ½ inch of ginger(grated)
  • ½tsp curry
  • ½tsp thyme
  • 3 tbsps. oil(you may not use all)
  • ½ a cup of water
  • bouillon or 3tbsps soy sauce
  • salt to taste
  1. Wash and pat the liver dry; then season with salt
  2. Heat up a tbsp. of oil in a wok. Pour in the onions and garlic. Sauté until the onion is almost translucent and the garlic and ginger is fragrant. Pour in the vegetables and sauté for about two minutes then pour into a bowl or plate. If there is still oil left in the pan, add a little bit more from the left over 2tbsps and pour in the livers. Stir fry until well browned; then pour in about ½ a cup of water or meat stock and cook until the water evaporates and the liver is cooked though. Pour in the soy sauce or bouillion along with the rice and vegetables. Stir to combine and season with the curry, thyme, a little salt(if needed) and the habanero; then set aside
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at