Jollof rice

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Destina

Community Member

Difficulty

Medium 👍
60
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
12
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
510 g basmati rice
1150 ml water
625 ml chicken stock
140 g tomato paste
tomatoes
onion
red bell pepper
160 g peas
280 g carrots
½ tbsp salt
½ tbsp cayenne pepper
½ tbsp chili powder
½ tbsp garlic powder
½ tbsp ginger
½ tbsp dried thyme
15 g stock cubes
750 g chicken breasts
  • Step 1/7

    • 1150 ml water
    • ½ tbsp salt
    • ½ tbsp cayenne pepper
    • 15 g stock cubes
    • 750 g chicken breasts

    Prepare the chicken stock by seasoning with salt, cayenne pepper powder,chicken stock cube, water and cook until it’s tender.

  • Step 2/7

    Pulse the tomatoes, bell pepper and onion into a food processor and blend to a purée.
    • tomatoes
    • onion
    • red bell pepper

    Pulse the tomatoes, bell pepper and onion into a food processor and blend to a purée.

  • Step 3/7

    Pour the mixture in a heated pan and allow to cook for about 15 minutes on low heat, stirring frequently when it’s almost dried out and to avoid burning. Add the tomato paste, stir for about 5 minutes.

    Pour the mixture in a heated pan and allow to cook for about 15 minutes on low heat, stirring frequently when it’s almost dried out and to avoid burning. Add the tomato paste, stir for about 5 minutes.

  • Step 4/7

    • 510 g basmati rice

    Wash the rice twice with clean water and put in a pot on a stove top. Add water, cover and cook for 12 minutes only( parboiled). Drain the water and rinse off twice under running water, then set aside.

  • Step 5/7

    Pour the chicken stock in the tomato pot, add the other ingredients or spices and allow to boil on low heat. Add the rice and stir well. Cover and leave for 2 minutes on high heat.
    • 625 ml chicken stock
    • ½ tbsp chili powder
    • ½ tbsp garlic powder
    • ½ tbsp ginger
    • ½ tbsp dried thyme

    Pour the chicken stock in the tomato pot, add the other ingredients or spices and allow to boil on low heat. Add the rice and stir well. Cover and leave for 2 minutes on high heat.

  • Step 6/7

    Add the carrot and stir, reduce to low heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Add the cooked peas and stir, turn off the heat.
    • 160 g peas
    • 280 g carrots

    Add the carrot and stir, reduce to low heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Add the cooked peas and stir, turn off the heat.

  • Step 7/7

    Allow to stand for 5 minutes before serving and add the grilled chicken.

    Allow to stand for 5 minutes before serving and add the grilled chicken.

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