• Description:

    With this tasty jollof rice recipe, we’ll show you how to make the perfect side dishes for fried beef or chicken. The rice has a fantastic flavour thanks to a unique cooking method, while some yummy steamed vegetables will round off your meal both in taste and nutrition.

  • Ingredients:

    2 cups (500 grams) parboiled rice

    4 medium fresh peppers (rodo)

    4 medium fresh bell peppers (tatashe)

    8 medium fresh bell tomatoes

    8 medium pieces of beef or chicken thighs

    ½ cup crayfish

    3 medium garlic cloves

    1 small ginger

    2 sachets tomato puree

    2 cooking spoon groundnut oil

    Seasoning and salt to taste

    1 large onion

    1 cup green peas

  • Method:

    1. Blend the fresh rodo, tatashe, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and crayfish.
    2. Wash, spice and boil the beef or chicken until tender, then fry.
    3. Add the oil used in frying the chicken or beef to a clean pot.
    4. Add the onions, tomato puree and blended mixture. Fry for 20 minutes. Add the seasoning.
    5. Add the beef stock along with 1 or 2 cups of hot water, and stir. Add the parboiled rice (the water and rice must be on the same level).
    6. Cook on low heat for 20 minutes (you can add more water later if the water dried up and the rice is not well-cooked yet). Add the green peas, sliced onion and sliced tomatoes. Stir with a wooden spoon and cook for 10 minutes.