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Coconut Jollof

Coconut Jellof rice

Coconut Jollof Rice -One pot Aromatic Chicken & Rice cooked slowing cooked with coconut milk and coconut powder Easy, Flavorful and Delicious.
Course Main
Cuisine African
Keyword coconut, jollof rice, rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 9 people
Calories 470kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 1-2 pounds chicken breast
  • 1 onion medium
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder/salt
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp Chicken bouillon
  • 1 can coconut milk/cream
  • 1 package coconut milk/cream powder
  • 4 cups rice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound carrots and green beans


  • Add oil to the Dutch oven or oven safe pot/pan and then place the chicken cubes in the pot .Season with salt and pepper. Stir for about 3-5 minutes. Remove and reserve
  • Puree tomatoes and onions
  • Place the chicken bones in the sauce pan stir for about 2 minutes,
  • Next add tomato sauce, bay leaves, thyme, Maggie bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium. Let it cook for about 8 minutes, stir frequently to prevent the sauce from sticking to the pot.
  • Pour in coconut/milk cream and powder cream .Add about 3 cups of water Bring to a boil and let it simmer to blend all the flavors and reduce acidity of the tomato sauce. Approximately 10 minutes. Stir occasionally
  • Put the rice into a large bowl, cover with cold water and use your hands to wash the grains. Tip the water out then repeat twice until the water runs clear. Add the rice to the pan with some stock/water -2 cups. Let it simmer for 5 minutes with lid on . Before placing pot in the oven add about 1 cup of water
  • Place the pot of rice in the oven. Bake at 375 degrees oven for about 10-15 minutes until tender.
  • Serve warm with stem vegetables


Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5640IU | Vitamin C: 14.8mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg