Jollof Rice

Nigeria famous dish
  • Total time: 1 Hr 20 Min

Serves: 2

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, sliced
2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
1/2 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
2 cups water
1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
1 cup uncooked white rice
1 cup diced carrots
1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped into 1 to 2 inch pieces
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Method

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.