Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright
Print
Total:
12 hr 50 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
12 hr
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces red kidney beans
  • 1 packet of coconut cream
  • 2 1/2 pints (5 cups) water
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 3 slices of hot pepper
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 pound rice
  • Scallion
  • Black pepper
  • Salt

Directions

Cover the beans with water and soak overnight. Drain. Put the beans in a large saucepan; add the coconut cream and the water. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and cook until the beans are tender - the time will vary according to age. Add the thyme, hot pepper, garlic, scallion and black pepper. Simmer for a few minutes, then add the rice. The liquid should now be about 1 inch above the rice, so add the water if necessary. Cover the pot, bring to the boil once again, then immediately turn the heat to low. The rice will be ready as soon as the liquid disappears and each grain of rice is separate. Stir before serving. At Christmas, rice and peas is often made with green gungo peas.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Peas and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Joseph Simmons

Coconut Rice and Peas

Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith

Rice and Peas

Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson

Rice and Peas

Recipe courtesy of Venetta Williams

Peas and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Kimberly Schlapman

Coconut Rice n' Peas

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Rice and Peas

Recipe courtesy of Levi Roots

Basmati Rice Pilaf with Peas

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

On TV

Pizza Masters

7:30am | 6:30c

Pizza Masters

8:30am | 7:30c

Sugar Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Sweets

11am | 10c

Unique Sweets

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

3:30pm | 2:30c

Choccywoccydoodah

4:30pm | 3:30c
7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight
8pm | 7c
9pm | 8c
10pm | 9c
11pm | 10c
12am | 11c
1am | 12c
2am | 1c
3am | 2c

So Much Pretty Food Here