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Liberian Check Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Liberian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 3 cups parboiled rice
  • 16 oz Jute leaf (defrosted OR
  • 10 oz each of frozen okra and chopped spinach
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cup of water
  • pinch of salt


  • The instructions are the same whether using Jute leaf or a combination of okra and spinach
  • In a pot add the frozen jute leaf or spinach and okra along with the water and the baking soda.
  • When done, drain the water off using a strainer.
  • Using a potato masher mash well then mix with your cooked rice.
  • Make sure to not over cook the rice, you want it par-boiled and not at all mushy
  • Enjoy with chicken gravy