Cajun pork with rice.

Cajun pork with rice.
In Cajun cooking, rice dishes with meat, like the famous jambalaya, take pride of place.

Here is a simplified version using marinated pork.
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Last modified on: May 6th 2020

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2 or 3 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #1
Cut 400 g pork loin into small chunks.

Stage 2 - 2 hours
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #2
Put the pork chunks into a large bowl and sprinkle with the juice of 1 lime, salt and 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning.

Mix well,

cover with plastic film and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (this can be prepared the day before).

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #3
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add the chopped 1 onion and 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning.

Salt and cook for 3 or 4 minutes. It's fine if it colours slightly.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #4
Add the meat and its marinade to the pan...

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #5
...and fry.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #6
Finally, add 500 g cooked rice, mix well and leave the rice to heat through slowly.

Finish with a little chopped parsley and a good squeeze of lime juice.


If the dish looks too dry towards the end of cooking, add a little vegetable or chicken stock.

you can vary this with different meats: chicken, beef, veal...

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,352 Kcal or 9,847 Kj76 gr57 gr204 gr
118 %29 %5 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
192 Kcal or 804 Kj6 gr5 gr17 gr
10 %2 %<1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
392 Kcal or 1,641 Kj13 gr10 gr34 gr
20 %5 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Grilled fillet of salmon with corn salad cream, Crunchy salad, Tomato ladybirds, Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms, Seared tuna with lemon and lime, ... All
Pork loinPork loin: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Larded pork tenderloin, Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables , Mexican-style pork medallions , Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, Pork medallions with "full" turnips, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Celeriac in cream and mustard sauce, Thin endive tart, Cheese tart, Langoustine and leek tarts, Confit of carrots with bacon, ... All

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