About the Dish:
Jollof rice is a popular West African dish that is both flavorful and satisfying. It is commonly made with rice, tomatoes, onions, and a variety of spices. The dish has a rich and aromatic taste that is sure to please your taste buds. Jollof rice is typically served as a main course and can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a protein such as chicken or fish. It is a versatile dish that can be easily customized to suit your preferences. Whether you prefer it spicy or mild, jollof rice is a delicious and comforting meal that is perfect for any occasion.
|Vegetable Oil||2 tablespoons|
|Scotch Bonnet Pepper||1|
|Chicken Stock||2 cups|
|Black Pepper||to taste|
- Step 1: Rinse the rice thoroughly and set aside.
- Step 2: In a blender, blend the tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, and scotch bonnet pepper until smooth.
- Step 3: Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the blended tomato mixture and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Step 4: Add the chicken stock, salt, black pepper, and paprika to the pot. Stir well to combine.
- Step 5: Add the rice to the pot and stir to coat it with the tomato mixture. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the rice is cooked and tender.
- Step 6: Fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot.