1 cup coconut milk Classic Caribbean 3 Peas Dhal (pea soup). There’s no substituting it. View all recipes by Michelle Blackwood, RN →, https://healthiersteps.com/recipe/jamaican-rice-and-peas-recipe/. Once the broth is ready, add the drained rice to the pot. Bless up and store any leftovers in the refrigerator. This is because coconut milk is the secret ingredient that gives this recipe its appetizing smell and signature taste. I preheat the oven to 300, then put my rice dish in. Another great thing about this recipe is there is no sugar or butter added. You also add more ingredients to the rice, so doesn’t that mean you increase the amount of water required? Please remember to come back and leave a rating and review under this recipe to let me know how it worked for you! It really helps the blog. With this in mind, I decided to share a fool-proof way of cooking Jamaican rice and peas, with the same flavors and texture you’d get from the conventional method of cooking this dish. Allow the rice to cook and steam for 12 to 15 minutes or until it’s tender and all the liquid is absorbed. If not it can start to ‘cake’ at the bottom of the rice cooker the longer it remains on the heat setting. Add the coconut milk powder, all the dried seasoning, all the fresh seasoning and then stir the pot. It also usually involves making coconut milk from scratch. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a9723601f921fe04c3c6b2a103a43853" );document.getElementById("e61bb042f9").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Oye! Jamaican rice and peas—seasoned with the special trinity of thyme, scallion, and garlic—is a staple dish of the island. (delicious easy-to-follow recipes directly to your inbox). Is it still the full 22 minutes?? It has become my go-to recipe. MyRecipes is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. I will so have to make this, clean the instpot out and make some Jamacian jerked pok to serve over it. . Does anyone know how to use a crockpot as a rice cooker/steamer? This makes many people shy away from making it at home. Thank you for these. Place kidney beans in the Instant Pot and add 3 cups of water, cover instant pot securely and make sure to turn the valve to 'sealed' position. If the rice is a bit soft, uncover the rice cooker pot and repress the 'cook' button to allow the rice to dry out a bit. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious. Blend for 2 minutes. Sort kidney beans removing any debris, rocks or damaged beans, wash and drain kidney beans in a colander. I’ve been using the same rice cooker for two years. Alternatively, use one 15oz/425g can of beans for this recipe. Rice will get soggy if the water is not absorbed or if cooked to long. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Most people who are new to Caribbean cuisine at one point or the other, always end up trying to make Jamaican style rice and peas (peas and rice?). It took a while, but once I got the hang of it – I never looked back. That’s why it’s a top choice for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. This rice cooker recipe also works great for cooking Jamaican gungo peas and rice, a holiday favourite. Sadly if you’re not seasoned at making rice and peas, it can be a bit challenging. This is the lazy version I would cook mid week but at weekends I make the real mckoy with dried gungo peas cooked in my pressure cooker with garlic, scallion and fresh not dried thyme and I was born in England! 363 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 66g; fiber 11g; iron 3mg; sodium 323mg; calcium 46mg. Allow it to rest for 10 minutes after cooking. Paul, I’m so happy you enjoyed it. This is because the legume commonly used in this recipe is red kidney beans. 1 scallion Thank you. I would like one just like it! This recipe is for an instant pot, here is one for the stove top https://healthiersteps.com/recipe/jamaican-rice-and-peas-recipe/, Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps.