Jamaican Bean-Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
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Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - chopped Onion
  • 1/2 cup - chopped red or green pepper
  • 1 tsp - minced Garlic
  • 1 - chilli, veins and seeds discarded, minced
  • 1/4 tsp - ground all spice
  • 1 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 3 cups - fat-free, reduced-sodium Chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup - cooked Chicken pieces
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans red beans or black beans, drained and rinsed or 3 cups - cooked dry packaged beans
  • 2 cups - cubed and peeled Sweet Potatoes (1/2 inch cubes)
  • 3 tbsp - Lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups - cooked rice, warm

How to Make Jamaican Bean-Rice

  • Saute onion, pepper, garlic and all spices in oil in medium saucepan for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth, beans and sweet potatoes to saucepan.
  • Heat to boiling.
  • Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until sweet potatoes are tender for 10 to 15 mins.
  • Add chicken pieces and cook for another 5 mins.
  • Remove from fire and drain if there is any excess water.
  • Stir in lime juice.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve over rice.