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Caribbean Style Coconut Rice With Bacon And Peas

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Large
  Scallions 9
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm)
  Fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Bacon strips 6
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Coconut milk 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh thyme 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Whole allspice berries 1 Teaspoon
  Red kidney beans 12 Ounce
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Coconut extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parboiled rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
For garnishing
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a food processor grind together onion, scallions, garlic, and ginger.

MAKING
2. In a large pot, add in olive oil and sauté bacon until crispy over medium heat.
3. Add in seasoning paste and sauté until flagrant and translucent, for 5 minutes.
4. Sprinkle thymes, whole spice berries and black pepper. Sauté for 5 minutes.
5. Add in beans, coconut milk and chicken broth. Simmer for 90 minutes.
6. Add in the rice, coconut extract stir well and pour in the water. Stir well.
7. Sprinkle brown sugar and simmer for 20 minutes.

FINALIZING
8. When rice is done add butter and stir gently.

SERVING
9. Garnish Rice and Peas with cilantro and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
110 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Tropical breezes, ocean sunset, this video gives all those authentic Caribbean beauty. Am amazingly tasty rice dish in a coconut flavor with the goodness of peas and bacon. This recipe has all the ingredients required to make a great dish. This exotic dish can give you a the classic taste of Caribbean cuisine. Try it and feel delighted.

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