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Cajun rice

Cajun Rice

This recipe uses Red Ape Cinnamon® Mardi Gras Shake
Course sidr
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Mama Nature’s Bar & Grill Recipe Book


  • 1 ½ cups long grain brown rice
  • 3 cups veggie broth
  • 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • – or 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 3 carrots
  • 6 mushrooms
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Mardi Gras Shake™
  • 2 Tbsp white wine optional
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the rice in hot water for 10 minutes and drain. In a food processor or blender combine the tomatoes, garlic, ½ the onion, and the Cajun spices and blend well. Finely chop the remainder of the onion, and thinly slice the carrots and mushrooms. In a wok or large skillet, heat the oil on medium. Add the rice and cook for 6-8 minutes, constantly stirring. Add the tomato mixture and cook until the liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently (approximately 8 minutes). Add the carrots, onions, mushrooms and mix well. Add the veggie broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the wine, stir it up, turn off the heat and cover for 10 more minutes.
  • This is one of those dishes that you have to keep an eye on. Make sure that your wine glass is full while cooking this one- if you turn your back to open up another bottle, you may have burnt the rice.