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Simple Jamaican Rice & Peas

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Made quick and easy by using canned (unsweetened) coconut milk and canned kidney beans, this is a great accompaniment to jerk chicken.

Yield

6
servings

Prep

5
min

Cook

25
min

Ready

30
min
Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
15 ounces kidney beans, canned
undrained
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7 ounces coconut milk
canned, unsweetened
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1 cup basmati rice
rinsed well and drained
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½ medium onions
chopped
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1 clove garlic
minced
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¼ teaspoon thyme
dried, crushed
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1 tablespoon vegetable oil
or canola oil
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½ scotch bonnet chile peppers
or habanero pepper, seeds removed
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water
as needed
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
433.5 ml/g kidney beans, canned
undrained
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202.3 ml/g coconut milk
canned, unsweetened
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237 ml basmati rice
rinsed well and drained
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0.5 medium onions
chopped
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1 clove garlic
minced
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1.3 ml thyme
dried, crushed
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15 ml vegetable oil
or canola oil
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0.5 each scotch bonnet chile peppers
or habanero pepper, seeds removed
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1 x water
as needed
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Directions

Drain the liquid from the can of beans into a large measuring cup and add the 7 ounces of coconut milk; add enough water to make 2 cups of liquid.

Place the liquid in a medium saucepot with the beans, onion, garlic, thyme and oil; bring to a boil.

Add the rice and stir for 1 minute. Place the halved pepper on top of the liquid and cover tightly; reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.

Remove pepper half and gently fluff rice with a fork before serving.



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anonymous United States

this quick recipe came out great!

anonymous

Love this fast version !! Comes out perfect every time !! Thank you!

 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 71g (2.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12068% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 8%
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