Jamaican Rice & Peas
Jamaican Rice & Peas

Hey everyone, it is Brad, welcome to my recipe site. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, jamaican rice & peas. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I am going to make it a bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

This adds a sweet, vegetarian complement to spicy dishes! This quick one-pot version of Jamaican rice and peas opts for kidney beans, with a kick from Scotch bonnet peppers and red pepper flakes. The Best Jamaican Rice Recipes on Yummly

Jamaican Rice & Peas is one of the most well liked of recent trending foods on earth. It is appreciated by millions daily. It’s simple, it is fast, it tastes delicious. They are fine and they look fantastic. Jamaican Rice & Peas is something which I have loved my whole life.

To get started with this recipe, we have to prepare a few ingredients. You can have jamaican rice & peas using 9 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Jamaican Rice & Peas:
  1. Make ready 1 cup red kidney beans or 1 can pinto beans( I used kidney beans
  2. Get 1 pack coconut powder or 1 can coconut cream
  3. Take 2 cups long grain rice or your fav
  4. Take 1/4 cup butter
  5. Make ready 1/2 tsp Salt
  6. Make ready 2 sprig (stalk) thymes
  7. Prepare 1 tsp chicken seasoning or paprika (optional)
  8. Take 1 green scotch bonnet pepper(jamaican pepper)
  9. Take 1 garlic

However, everyone puts their own personal twist on it. Persons prepare their rice and peas with a little difference in types of seasonings, other ingredients and the portions of the spices to "make it their own". Don't worry though, I've done all the leg work and have finally perfected one of the foundational pieces of any Jamaican dish. If you ask me, Authentic Jamaican Rice and Peas is an awesome side dish that goes with pretty much any main dish such as curry goat, curry chicken, stew chicken, oxtail-you name it!

Instructions to make Jamaican Rice & Peas:
  1. If using can beans pour bean in 2 cups of boiling water and follow the rest of the recipe. If used red kidney beans wash beans and then add to 7 cups of water with the garlic and allow to cook or until beans are tender. Used pressure cooker for quicker cooking
  2. To the cooked beans stir in coconut milk or cream(if used powder mix it in 1 cup of water), salt, seasoning,thyme,pepper,butter,jamaican pepper and cover and cook for 5mins
  3. Wash rice and then stir it into coconut mixture. Cover and let simmer for 20 mins on low heat or until rice is cooked and all the liquid is dried up. Ps less liquid the better so the rice doesnt become a puddle. I'd say liquid should be 1inch above the rice.if your liquid is too much the cooking time is longer and the rice will be overcooked. Stir occasionally throughout the cooking period to ensure all grains of the rice is cooked and doesnt stick to the pot.
  4. Enjoy!

It's even good on it's own. HOW TO SERVE THE JAMAICAN RICE AND PEAS. You can serve this easy rice and beans recipe as it is with sliced vegetables like tomatoes and cucumbers or a salad on the side. I make this delicious salad with yogurt dressing many times when serving Jamaican rice and peas. But it also makes a great side dish for roast chicken, pan fried chicken breast, spicy chicken strips, actually any kind of.

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