Coconut Jollof Rice -One pot Aromatic Chicken & Rice cooked slowing cooked with coconut milk and coconut powder Easy, Flavorful and Delicious.
Keyword coconut, jollof rice, rice
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 1hour
Author Immaculate Bites
1-2pounds chicken breast
½ cupvegetable oil
1tbsp dried thyme
1 cancoconut milk/cream
1packagecoconut milk/cream powder
Salt and pepper to taste
1poundcarrots 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.