An easy yet healthy lunch recipe cooked in coconut milk. Peas and rice can be a very nutritious meal. Peas are high in protein, fiber and other nutrients while rice has carbs. All it takes is a bowl of rice, coconut milk, teaspoon ground all spice, fresh thyme and chicken stock (optional). Peas and rice is a very popular dish of Jamaica also known as 'Gungo peas and rice' and made with coconut milk.