Fruity Jamaican Rice

Fruity Jamaican Rice


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About this recipe: This is a delicious Jamaican rice recipe, which you can prepare to serve with any of your favourite Jamaican dishes. The fruity aspect adds another dimension of flavour, especially if you are enjoying it with a spicy curry.


Serves: 2 

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 large onion, sliced
  • 1/2 red apple, cored and sliced
  • 1 pinch curry powder
  • 250ml water
  • 125g brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon black treacle
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and red apple; cook and stir until onion is transparent. Season with curry powder, and stir in the water. Add the rice and treacle, cover, and cook over low heat until the rice is tender, and water has been absorbed, about 30 minutes. Mix in the banana, then sprinkle the coconut on top. Heat through for a moment over low heat before serving.

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I'm eating this right now, it's absolutely great! The flavours go together really well. I added a splash of rum when putting in the rice to give it an extra Jamaican kick - 26 Jul 2011

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