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Backbones and Rice

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backbone or neckbone its all about the same

backbone or neckbone its all about the same

a traditional favorite from the South Carolina and the delta  Low Country,

it is very close in taste and style to a Cajun brown Jambalaya.

These are great with  collards and cornbread.

love me some uncle bens

love me some uncle bens


  • 2 lbs pork country style smoked ribs (backbones) boneless or bone in
  • 2 C uncooked rice — rinsed well
  • 4 C chicken stock — you can use canned
  • 1/8 cup butter
  • 1/2 C onion — small diced
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2  whole bay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic — minced
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1/2 tbsp Cajun Spice Mix or seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp each kosher salt and pepper


bring to boil all but not the rice, Cook for an hour or more in a covered cast iron pot. then add rice bring to coil, stir, cover, reduce heat to simmer, 45 min or until all rice is done.


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