Jamaican Rice and Peas

Jamaican Rice And Peas Recipe

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J. White Harris

By
@JWhiteH

This rice and peas has the taste of the Caribian.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
dried black eyed peas
2 clove
garlic
3 c
water
1 can(s)
13-1/2 ounces unsweetened coconut milk
2 sprig(s)
thyme
2
scallions, trimmed
1
scotch bonnet or habanero chile
2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 c
long grain white rice

How to Make Jamaican Rice and Peas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Soak black eyed peas, drain, put in a pot with 3 cups water and chopped garlic.
  • 2Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, until the beans are almost tender, about 40 minutes.
  • 3Stir in: coconut milk, thyme, scallions, chile pepper, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • 4Stir 2 cups long grain white rice and return to a boil.
  • 5Stir once. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid, about 20 minutes.
  • 6Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Remove the thyme sprigs, scallions, and chile pepper, and fluff with a fork before serving.

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About Jamaican Rice and Peas

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Caribbean
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy