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Embrace the cooler weather and whip up our hearty Cajun pork stew. Packed with herbs and spices, this warming dish is slow-cooked for maximum flavour. It's sure to be a family favourite!

  • Serves6
  • Cook time4 hour 35 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes
Cajun pork stew


  • 2 chorizo sausages, coarsely chopped
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 green capsicum, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 500g Coles Australian Pork Belly Roast, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1 corn cob, husks, silks and kernels removed
  • 400g can black beans, rinsed, drained
  • Coriander leaves, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Dirty rice

  • 20g butter
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 cup (200g) long-grain rice, rinsed, drained
  • 1½ cups (375ml) chicken stock
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped coriander

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  1. Step 1

    Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the chorizo. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon to transfer to a slow cooker.
  2. Step 2

    Add onion, combined capsicum and celery to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until onion softens. Add the cumin, ground coriander, paprika, oregano and garlic powder. Cook, stirring, for 1 min or until fragrant. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  3. Step 3

    Add pork to the pan. Cook, turning occasionally, for 5 mins or until brown all over. Transfer to the slow cooker. Add the tomato. Cook for 3-4 hours on high (or 6-7 hours on low).
  4. Step 4

    Add the corn kernels and black beans to the pork mixture. Cook for a further 15 mins or until heated through.
  5. Step 5

    Meanwhile, to make the dirty rice, melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until softened. Add the chilli powder and turmeric. Cook for 30 secs or until fragrant. Add the rice. Stir to coat. Add the stock. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, for 12 mins or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Set aside, covered, for 5 mins to rest. Add the spring onion and coriander. Toss to combine.
  6. Step 6

    Divide rice among serving bowls. Top with pork stew. Sprinkle with coriander leaves. Serve with lemon wedges.