Duck fried rice is a fantastic way to use leftover duck meat, or to make good use of otherwise “off” ducks that you have to skin, like divers, sea ducks and spoonies.
Basically this is a paella that hinges on mushrooms, with pork and paprika playing harmony. Wild mushrooms like porcini are best, but whatever you have will do.
A classic Italian shrimp risotto that uses saffron, some peas and lots of butter. It screams spring, even in winter.
Lowcountry chicken bog is a classic dish that’s a lot like a mildly spiced, wet jambalaya or perloo.
Wild game Cajun jambalaya is a Bayou version of Spanish paella or African jollof rice.
Shrimp perloo, also spelled purloo or pilau, is a Southern rice recipe that’s a lot like jambalaya. Rice, shrimp, bacon and vegetables in a one-pot dish.