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Rice and Beans

This is one of my absolute favorite ways to eat rice and beans, it’s so delicious you might just forget the stew. I decided to make this version plain because of the way I was serving it, you can make this Jollof style by adding two cooking spoons of Nigerian Stew base when you add in coconut milk.

Coconut Rice and Beans

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Serves: 6

Remember you can make a sauced / jollof version by adding some blended pepper sauce.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Beans
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 can Cooking coconut milk (400ml)
  • ½ medium onion (sliced)
  • Salt - to taste
Directions
  1. Wash and drain beans
  2. Place a large pot on medium-high heat, add in beans, onions and 5 cups of water. Cover and leave to cook until beans is soft (about 1hr30mins)
  3. Add rice, salt and coconut milk into the cooked beans, stir to combine. Balance out the liquid in the pot so that there is just enough to cover mix. Reduce heat to low-medium, simmer until rice is cooked through (about 25-30 minutes)
  4. Remove pot from heat and fluff rice & beans with a fork. Serve and enjoy

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Coconut Rice + Beans

 Serve Coconut Rice & Beans with some Spicy Jerk Chicken