Jollof Rice Recipe

Jollof Rice is a popular West African dish made with rice, tomatoes, onions, and a blend of spices. It is known for its vibrant red color and rich flavor. This one-pot dish is often served at special occasions and gatherings, and is loved for its delicious taste and simplicity. Jollof Rice can be enjoyed on its own or paired with grilled chicken, fish, or vegetables.

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25minstotal
7minsPrep
8minsCook
25m.total
7m.Prep
8m.Cook
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Ingredients for Jollof Rice Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Long Grain Rice
  • 0.17 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 tablespoon Ginger, Grated
  • 0.33 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 0.33 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 0.17 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 0.33 cup Chicken Or Vegetable Stock
  • 0.17 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.17 teaspoon Curry Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Thyme
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Jollof Rice Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a large pot and sauté onions until golden brown.
  • STEP 2.Add garlic, ginger, and spices, and cook for another minute.
  • STEP 3.Stir in tomato paste, diced tomatoes, and stock. Bring to a boil.
  • STEP 4.Add rice, cover the pot, and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  • STEP 5.Fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot with your choice of protein or vegetables.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add vegetables like bell peppers, carrots, and peas.
  • To make it spicier, add some chopped chili peppers or a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • You can also garnish the Jollof Rice with fresh cilantro or parsley for a pop of freshness.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Jollof Rice can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, add a splash of water or stock to the rice and heat it in a covered pan over low heat.
  • Serve Jollof Rice as a main dish or as a side with grilled chicken, fish, or vegetables.
Nutrition
value
500
calories per serving
18 g Fat24 g Protein58 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    58g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    58g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    86mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    1011mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    82mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    91mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    78mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    203mg
  • Selenium
    18mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp