Total Time
72hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 72 hrs

New Orleans original red beans and rice meat ingredient. I can't eat beans with out it! Sometimes I totally leave out the sausage and put in extra pickle meat! Cook time includes refrigeration time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine everything except pork butt in a sauce pan and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. While seasoning is cooling, cut pork butt into 2 inch pieces.
  4. Combine pork butt and seasoning mixture in a container with a tight fitting cover.
  5. Stir to remove bubbles.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for 3 days.
  7. Use when making red beans and rice (just throw a cup or two in with the beans while they cook).


Most Helpful

Delicious! We love anything pickled, and this pork was yummy by itself or over rice. I took some, chopped it up, added Carolina BBQ sauce and made sandwiches. It was great! Kari, thanks for a very good recipe I'll be making often.

BeachGirl August 18, 2003

Such a unique and creative dish!! I can hardly wait to add pickled meat to all my home cooked meals. The strong taste of vinegar is what sets this one off for me! I just cant get enough of it!

Gumbo1 November 29, 2011

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