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Jollof Rice

Larena's picture
Popular and spicy West African chicken and rice dish.
Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Stewed tomatoes 29 Ounce
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped rosemary 1 Teaspoon (Fresh)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Whole chicken 3 Pound, cut into 8 pieces
  Uncooked white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh green beans 1⁄2 Pound, trimmed and snapped into 1 to 2 inch pieces
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Pour oil into large saucepan. Cook onion in oil over medium-low heat until translucent.
Stir in stewed tomatoes and tomato paste, and season with salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire sauce and rosemary. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, stir in water, and add chicken pieces. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Stir in rice, carrots, and green beans, and season with nutmeg. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover, and simmer until the chicken is fork-tender and the rice is cooked, 25 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Stir Fried
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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2 Comments

Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Looks Delicious. It is quite interesting African dish. Jollof name is also interesting.
Anonymous's picture
I am a Nigerian and this is not the true recipe for jollof rice.