Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe

by Wellesley
(Montego Bay,Jamaica)

Jamaican Rice and Peas & Chicken

Jamaican Rice and Peas & Chicken

INGREDIENTS




  • 3 cups of rice
  • 1 can of tinned or 1 cup of fresh red peas (either kidney beans or pigeon peas)
  • 5 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 uncut scotch bonnet pepper (1 jalapeno pepper may be used as a substitute)
  • 3 Scallion (spring onions may be used as a substitute)
  • 1 tin (or one cup) of coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme (2 teaspoons of dried thyme may be used as a substitute)


COOKING



  1. If you are using fresh peas then wash these
  2. Pour on three cups of water and leave to soak overnight (nb - there is no need to do this if you are using tinned peas)
  3. Crush the garlic and add to seven cups of boiling water
  4. If you are using fresh peas add them now and boil for 45 minutes.
  5. You can test to see if the peas are cooked by crushing them against the lid of the pot. (If they crush easily, you are ready to move on to the next step). NB - If you are using tinned peas jest add them to the pot and move straight on to the next step.
  6. Add your coconut milk, rice, salt, black pepper and thyme to the mix.
  7. Crush the scallion (do not chop) and add this.
  8. Also add the uncut scotch bonnet pepper, nb - the pepper remains uncut so as to not make the rice spicy, just give it a subtle peppery flavour.
  9. The Rice and Peas should be ready after about 40 minutes (exact cooking time will depend on the brand of rice used).
  10. The Rice and Peas is now ready to serve!


source:jamaicatravelandculture

Comments for Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe

Average Rating starstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 30, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstar
Love me some rice 'n peas!
by: Anonymous

Thanks for the recipe

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Favourite Jamaican Recipe.

Recommended For You

P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?

Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool, It works!

Or, simply click here to ask me the questionI'll do my best to get back to you within 24 hours!

And, Before You Go!

Here (below) are some sweet deals on great Jamaican products at Amazon that you might have otherwise missed.

Amazon.com, by the way, is the internet's most reputable retailer and usually showcases only the best products from their inventory.

As an ardent customer and affiliate I earn a small commission from your purchase, at no extra cost to you. So thanks in advance.

Note: If link does not show, please click here to be redirected to our page at Amazon.com.


Great Articles You Might Have Missed

data-matched-content-rows-num="2" data-matched-content-columns-num="3"

Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)

Ready To Vacation?
Please Book With Us...

wellesley gayle - booking link

Was the information helpful to you?
Here is a great way to support our effort.

All you need to do is book your vacation via the reputable HotelsCombined.com search box below.

It can be for travel to Jamaica or anywhere else on earth.

They combine the best deals from across all major booking sites and shows you only the very best!

Not quite ready to book?  Start by searching (below) to get some amazing ideas now.

You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica! Just enter...

Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

What's New? Click Here And See

SEARCH THE SITE



Trending Now

My Gift To You!

101 FACTS ABOUT JAMAICA
EMAIL IT PLEASE

Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors  & Friends (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

JamaicaSunshine Tours.com

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Top Articles

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Jamaica Pictures - Memorable Pictures From Jamaica!

    Feb 19, 18 09:50 PM

    If you are looking for a collection of Jamaica pictures, check here. From Sunsets and nature to food and culture, we have them all here.

    Read More

  2. Mackerel Run Down Jamaican Style - Yum Yum

    Feb 18, 18 09:19 PM

    If you love it like I do, I bet you can't wait to get your hands on this, the authentic Jamaican recipe for Mackerel Run Down.

    Read More

  3. Dogs And Cats Are Now Welcome To Jamaica

    Feb 17, 18 10:44 PM

    Sometime in 2009, Stephanie asked me this question: Can I bring my dog to Jamaica with me?. My answer created a stir I tell you! The following are

    Read More

  4. Driving Around Jamaica As A Tourist

    Feb 17, 18 07:24 PM

    QUESTION about: Driving Around Jamaica As A Tourist Hello Wellesley My husband, Me, and my brother and sister in law are coming to Jamaica on February

    Read More

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.