Dirty Rice

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Rice and Grains, Side Dishes, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Unable to Govern Blood

 

dirty rice

Dirty Rice

3/4 pound liver, rinsed and trimmed
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons butter

1 onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups uncooked long-grain brown rice
4 cups chicken stock
1 tablespoon gelatin (optional)
sea salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon ground black
pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
1 cup thinly sliced green onions (optional)
Grate or mince liver. Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan. Saute onion, liver and garlic, stirring constantly, about 8 – 10 minutes. Add rice and stir until coated with oil. Saute until rice looks milky. Add stock, gelatin, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook on lowest heat for 1.5 – 2 hours, until rice has absorbed liquid. Fluff rice with a fork, then sprinkle with green onion and serve.