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Perfect Jollof Rice Recipe by Chef Kwame

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time2 hrs 30 minsTotal Time3 hrs

Jollof rice recipe

For the Red Sauce
 1 cup tomato paste
 1 tbsp curry powder
 6 garlic cloves, peeled
 3 large red bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, and roughly chopped
 3 large red onions, peeled and roughly chopped
 2 seasoning cubes, such as Maggi
 1 small habanero or Scotch bonnet chili
 6 plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
 1 (3-inch) piece ginger, peeled
 6 tbsp vegetable oil
 kosher salt, to taste
For the Chicken Stew
 ¼ cup vegetable oil
 6 chicken leg quarters
 kosher salt, to taste
 6 cups (1.5 liters) finished red sauce
 1 tsp crayfish powder
For Rice
 1 ⅓ cups vegetable oil
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 1 small habanero chili or Scotch bonnet chili, minced
 1 ½ cups jasmine rice
 ¾ cup finished red sauce
 1 tsp kosher salt
 kosher salt, to taste
For The Plantains
 2 ripe plantains
 canola oil, for frying
 kosher salt, to taste

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