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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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Cajun pork with rice.
Cut 400 g filet mignon (pork loin) into small chunks.

Stage 2 - 2 hours
Cajun pork with rice.
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.
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.
Add the meat and its marinade to the pan...

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Cajun pork with rice.
...and fry.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Cajun pork with rice.
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...
2 or 3 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 13.36 €
  • Per person : 2.23 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baby broad beans and peas with rice and mascarpone , Rice and zucchini salad with paprika, Seafood rice salad, Rice and fresh spinach salad, Rice and purple-sprouting broccoli salad, ... All
Filet mignon (pork loin) Filet mignon (pork loin) : You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables , Pork medallions with "full" turnips, Sautéed Pork with Peanuts, Mexican-style pork medallions , Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Purple Pesto, Stuffed mushrooms au gratin, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Jerusalem artichoke purée with leeks, Thin summer tart "à la grecque", ... All
Cajun seasoningCajun seasoning: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cajun pulled pork, ... All
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