Jollof Rice

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Serves12 (1 1/2 cups each)
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  1. Sauté cooked meat in oil until slightly brown.
  2. In a large soup pot, sauté yellow onion, green pepper, and ginger in vegetable oil over medium high heat until onions are soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add whole tomatoes and simmer for five minutes.
  4. Add tomato paste, 2 quarts water, salt, black pepper, thyme, and red pepper.
  5. Add cooked meat, simmer 20 minutes longer.
  6. In a 2-quart saucepan, cook rice in 2 1/2 cups cups of chicken stock and 2 1/2 cups water until tender, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Pour the rice in a deep bowl and arrange the meat in the center.

Recipe Tips

Use any type of chicken in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Jollof Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 1/2 cups eachg)
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 287mg 12%
Potassium 650mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 17%
Vitamin C 27%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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