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Jamaican Rice And Peas Recipe


What you’ll need:

  • 1 medium sized can red kidney beans
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper (whole, do not chop up)
  • 2 cups water
How it’s prepared:
  • Drain the liquid from the can of beans into a measuring cup
  • Add the can of coconut milk and enough water to make four cups of liquid 
  • Place liquids in a pot with beans, onions, garlic, thyme, and oil, bring to a boil. 
  • Add rice and stir for a minute. 
  • Reduce heat to Medium-Low. Place scotch bonnet pepper on top of the liquid and cover tightly for 30 minutes or until rice is cooked. 
  • Remove scotch bonnet pepper before serving.
Additional Notes:
This recipe can also be made using other peas, such as pigeon peas. This recipe serves 4-5 adults.
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