Jamaican Coconut Rice
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Jamaican
Serves: 4
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ can kidney beans or pigeon peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup lite coconut milk
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat and add garlic, onions and thyme, saute for about 2 minutes taking care to not burn the garlic.
  2. Add the beans, water, coconut milk to the pan, stir and bring to a boil.
  3. Add in the rice and salt and cover
  4. Turn the heat down to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  5. Serve warm
Recipe by International Cuisine at https://www.internationalcuisine.com/jamaican-coconut-rice/