Classic Jamaican rice and peas

Classic Jamaican rice and peas


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About this recipe: This Jamaican rice and peas one pot dish is a great side dish to a larger Caribbean meal. In Jamaica the beans used for this dish are called 'peas' hence the title. Serve with meat, fish or just by itself.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 350g long grain rice
  • 350ml water
  • 1 (400ml) tin coconut milk
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (400g) kidney beans, drained

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Combine all of the ingredients into a large casserole dish and simmer gently over a medium heat. Cook covered for 30 to 40 minutes until the rice is soft and fluffy.

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