Cajun Dirty Rice Mix in a Jar


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 large Knorr's stock cube with its wrapping


  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1-pint jar with a tight fitting lid one at a time this order – half the rice, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, remaining half of rice, wrapped stock cube.
  2. Fit the lid on the jar and screw it on tight. Cover the lid with the fabric square. Place a rubber band over the fabric to secure it around the neck of the jar. Tie a ribbon in a bow around the neck of the jar, hiding the rubber band.
  3. Attach the following instructions on a gift tag.

Cajun Dirty Rice

Bring 2 cups of water plus the stock cube to a boil in a large sauce pan. Stir until the stock cube dissolves.

When the water boils, add remaining contents of the jar. Stir. Reduce heat to low. Cover the pan with a lid. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the rice is cooked, but not mushy.

Serves 4.