Jamaican Rice and Peas

READY IN: 2hrs 1min
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse and sort beans and place in a stockpot.
  • Cover with several inches of water and soak overnight,-or- bring to a boil, boil gently for 3 minutes, then remove from heat, cover, and allow to sit undisturbed for 1 hour.
  • Drain and rinse beans.
  • Bring to a boil with chicken stock, water, and coconut cream.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 1/2-2 hours or until beans are tender and creamy.
  • Add the thyme, allspice, scallion, onion, garlic, scotch bonnet, brown sugar, uncooked rice, salt and pepper.
  • Check the level of liquid over the rice and make sure there is at least one inch of liquid (if not, you may add water or broth to cover).
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Serve hot as a side dish, with Jamaican hot sauce as a condiment, if desired.
  • For Vegetarian use water not the chicken broth or stock.
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