Recipe for making tasty Jamaican style rice and peas with Chris.
Rice and peas is truly one of the more delicious Caribbean rice recipes and goes well with curry goat or fried chicken with curry gravy.
1/2 cup red kidney peas
1 clove of garlic
1 green pepper
thyme, salt to taste
2 cups rice
coconut milk or coconut.
Wash peas and soak in 2 cups of water.
Pour peas and water in a pot with coconut milk, garlic and put to boil.
Cook peas until tender adding more water if necessary.
When peas are cooked add salt, whole pepper, black pepper, thyme, & escallion.
Let season simmer.
Wash rice if necessary, then add to pot. Use a fork to mix everything together.
Cook on a low fire until done.
***If Coconut: Cut coconut in small pieces and blend in about 3 cups water in the blender, strain through a strainer to separate the milk.