West African Jollof Rice With Cayenne By Food

West African Jollof Rice With Cayenne By Food

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West African Jollof Rice With Cayenne By Food
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins

“West African Jollof Rice is superb! I grew up eating this rice and every eaten at every party where the host is West African. Every West African country has its own version, However, this is the best! Enjoy!

 2 cups rice (long grained or medium variety)
 ¼ cup groundnut oil or 1⁄4 cup olive oil
 ½ tbsp butter
 1 tsp dried thyme, if using fresh2 tbsp would be perfect
 ¼ tsp curry powder(optional)
 1 onion, sliced
 1 celery, diced
 1 green pepper, diced (remove the seeds & white stuff)
 3 garlic cloves(as per taste)
 1 cup chicken breast, diced not cooked preferably, omit if vegan
 ½ inch piece ginger, peeled and grated
 1 tbsp ground paprika (smoked would be ideal)
 2 tbsp cayenne, add more if you want it hotter
 3 tbsp tomato paste, I love using hunts
 2 large tomatoeschopped finely
 1 carrot, cubed(or 1 small can pureed tomatoes)
 1 chicken bouillon cube (I love knorr chicken or maggi)
 1 bay leaf
 2 cups chicken stock
 2 cups water
 ½ cup portebello mushroom(optional)
 peas(You can use frozen mixed veggeis)
 salt
 ¼ cup cilantro (to garnish) or 1⁄4 cup parsley (to garnish)

Ingredients

 2 cups rice (long grained or medium variety)
 ¼ cup groundnut oil or 1⁄4 cup olive oil
 ½ tbsp butter
 1 tsp dried thyme, if using fresh2 tbsp would be perfect
 ¼ tsp curry powder(optional)
 1 onion, sliced
 1 celery, diced
 1 green pepper, diced (remove the seeds & white stuff)
 3 garlic cloves(as per taste)
 1 cup chicken breast, diced not cooked preferably, omit if vegan
 ½ inch piece ginger, peeled and grated
 1 tbsp ground paprika (smoked would be ideal)
 2 tbsp cayenne, add more if you want it hotter
 3 tbsp tomato paste, I love using hunts
 2 large tomatoeschopped finely
 1 carrot, cubed(or 1 small can pureed tomatoes)
 1 chicken bouillon cube (I love knorr chicken or maggi)
 1 bay leaf
 2 cups chicken stock
 2 cups water
 ½ cup portebello mushroom(optional)
 peas(You can use frozen mixed veggeis)
 salt
 ¼ cup cilantro (to garnish) or 1⁄4 cup parsley (to garnish)
West African Jollof Rice With Cayenne By Food

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