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

Keywords for this recipe:MeatRiceCajunLouisianeMarinatedPork

For 6 people, you will need:

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6 min.2 hours21 min.2 hours 27 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Cajun pork with rice. : Photo of step #1
Cut 400 g filet mignon (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...


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

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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More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crunchy salad, Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables., Comtoise stuffed tomatoes, Quick stuffed courgettes, Prawn salad with a crunch, ... All
Filet mignon (pork loin) Filet mignon (pork loin) : You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , Filet mignon with asparagus, 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: Madras rice, Salade Niçoise, Pan con tomate, Ratatouille, Mexican ceviche, ... All

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