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Jamaican Stew Peas Recipe

Stew peas and white rice is a beloved Jamaican dish. See below how to prepare your very own Jamaican Stew Peas recipe.

2 cups red peas
½ lb salt beef
1 lb stew beef (you also can use pigstail if you like)
1 scotch bonnet pepper
2 stalk escallion
3 sprig thyme
2 cups coconut milk(or 1/4 box)
6 pimento seed
3 cloves garlic
salt and pepper to taste

Boil and drain salt beef twice, in a medium size pan.
Place peas, meat and garlic together in the pan, boil until peas are tender, about 1 ½ hour.
Add coconut cream, spinners, and seasoning, cook for about an hour.
Season to taste.
Thicken the mix with 3 tablespoons of flour combined with 1/4 cup water. Strain the mixture into the stew.
Boil until it thickens. Serve with rice.


1 cup flour
½ teaspoon salt
Enough water to bind

Place flour and salt in a medium bowl.
Work mixture with hands while adding enough water to bind, making a stiff dough.
Roll into 1 inch long pieces, drop into boiling stew peas or soup.
Boil until they float or add them during the last 20mins of the cooking process. Enjoy

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