Rice And Beans

Rice And Beans

A mixture of rice and beans to get the perfect balanced diet meal. Best enjoyed for Lunch or dinner as a main meal. Learn more.

  • Prep Time Minutes

Ingredients

  • Rice - 2 cigar cups
  • 500g Beans - 1 cigar cup
  • Tomato stew
  • Chicken or Fish
  • Pepper
  • Salt - to taste
  • Onions - 2 medium sized bulbs
  • Knorr cubes.

Preparation Method

  • Wash the beans, discard the water and rinse the beans.
  • Put the beans in a pot, pour some water and set to boil. Once the beans starts boiling, turn off the heat, pour away the water & wash again. These steps will help minimize the indigestion associated with beans for most people.
  • Prepare the tomato stew, Parboil the rice, cook the chicken till tender with the chopped onions & Knorr cubes.
  • If you prefer to use fish, boil the fish for 5 minutes using the same amount of seasoning. Fry or grill the chicken or the fish and set aside.
  • Cook the beans till tender and set aside, Pour the chicken/fish stock into a pot big enough to accommodate the rice & beans, remember the rice will rise some more.
  • Add the tomato stew, the parboiled rice and the cooked beans.
  • Check that the water level is just less than the level of the rice & beans, Add pepper and salt to taste.
  • Stir, cover the pot and cook at low to medium heat till the water is dry.
  • This meal can be served with the fried chicken, fish or fried plantain as you desire.
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