Nigerian Jollof Rice & Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Nigerian Jollof Rice & Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Nigerian Jollof Rice & Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bahagirl

Makes 7 servings



A staple dish in quite a few West African countries. Prepared and served at ALL parties. Any type of meat can be accompanied, Fried plantains usually served as side dish:)

Recipe Ingredients for Nigerian Jollof Rice & Chicken

14 oz chopped tomatos canned
10 g scotch bonnett chile
100 g onion, chopped
10 g ginger
3 cloves garlic
2 1/5 cups basmati rice
1 tsp salt
2 tsp curry powder
3 Knorr chicken stock cube
2 cups water
1 tsp fresh or dried thyme
1 tbs bay leaf
2 tbs tomato paste
200 g frozen mixed veg

Recipe Directions for Nigerian Jollof Rice & Chicken

  1. In a blender, add tomatos, chile, onion,garlic, ginger.

  2. Puree

  3. Heat a large pan deep pan with lid,

  4. Pour blender mixture, should sizzles when it hits pan

  5. Cover and turn down heat to low- medium

  6. Wait 5 minutes, then remove lid and add all herbs and spices/seasonings.

  7. make sure the mixture does not burn by stirring occasionally.

  8. Wash rice, then add to tomato stew in pot, add 2 cups of water.

  9. Bring to boil, then close lid & let cook on low heat until liquid evaporates, about 20-25 mins

  10. Add frozen mixed veg cover and cook for another 5 mins.

  11. Rice should be dry to moist- not wet! and fluffy.

  12. Serve with baked chicken!

Categories

Rice, Tomatoes, Main Dish, African, Christmas, Cocktail Party, Bake, Boil, Puree, Roast, Simmer, SteamStew, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 236.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
512mg
21%
Potassium
102mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
51.2g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
6.0g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
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