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Jollof Rice

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"Popular and spicy West African chicken and rice dish."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 332
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour oil into large saucepan. Cook onion in oil over medium-low heat until translucent.
  2. Stir in stewed tomatoes and tomato paste, and season with salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire sauce and rosemary. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, stir in water, and add chicken pieces. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice, carrots, and green beans, and season with nutmeg. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover, and simmer until the chicken is fork-tender and the rice is cooked, 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 332 calories; 13.4 33.5 19.8 46 713 Full nutrition

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The flavor of this is WONDERFUL, but there were a few things I had issues with. First of all, it needs to be pointed out that you need a HUUUUUGE saucepan, like a Dutch oven to make this with, ...

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I chose this dish because my husband is West African and I thought it would be fun to give him a new take on Jollof rice. Unfortunately, this did not go over well. It didn't have the spice or ri...

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I chose this dish because my husband is West African and I thought it would be fun to give him a new take on Jollof rice. Unfortunately, this did not go over well. It didn't have the spice or ri...

The flavor of this is WONDERFUL, but there were a few things I had issues with. First of all, it needs to be pointed out that you need a HUUUUUGE saucepan, like a Dutch oven to make this with, ...

I love Jollof rice so when I tasted the final product of this particular recipe I was thoroughly disappointed. The whole thing turned out mushy and almost like a bad stew. 2 cans of stewed tomat...

This is a nice recipe, but its been "westernized". It will taste better if you use fresh ingredients and no canned stuff. It is best to exchange rosemary with thyme and remove the nutmeg. The ca...

I made a double batch of this recipe for an International Potluck at my place of work as I was assigned to bring in an African dish. I chose this one as I saw it was a one-pot dish, meaning I c...

I did not care for this recipe. It is more like gumbo than anything else. It is not authentic at all. Subtle changes made to a recipe is ok but this is extreme. There should be no Nutmeg. Use Th...

Wow--delicious! For those who question the authenticity I can only say that I've travelled through Africa, and the place is huge! If you don't get the same BBQ from one Southern town to anothe...

This recipe was very good, though next time I will probably strain one of the cans of tomatoes. It was a little soupy, so that change should make it better. I made this for 3, and we all thoro...

I love Jollof Rice ... Thank you for sharing !