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Caribbean
Rice and Peas

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Recipe

This dish is a staple throughout the Caribbean. Pigeon peas can be found in the Latino section of the market. Good with grilled or roasted meat and poultry, and fried fish, as a substantial side dish.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 10 Mins
Cooking time: 45 Mins<Br>

Ingredients

  • 15 oz (420g) can pigeon peas (gandules) drained and rinsed
  • One 15 fl oz (420ml) can coconut milk
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup basmati or long grain rice
  • Cayenne pepper, for garnish

Directions

 

1. Bring the peas, coconut milk, onion, and green pepper to a simmer in a saucepan over low heat and cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Stir in the rice. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes, or until the rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper and serve hot.

Notes

Prepare ahead: The dish can be prepared 1 day in advance, cooled, covered with foil, and refrigerated. Bake, covered, in a 350°F (180°C) oven until heated through.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

497kcal (25%)
87mg (9%)
28mg (46%)
5mcg RAE (0%)
799mg
116mg
13g
2g
9g
60g
0mg (0%)
315mg (13%)
22g (108%)
25g (38%)
7mg (37%)
 

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