Bajan Vegetable Rice

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Make your own vegetable rice and enjoy it with friends and family.


1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
1⁄2 red pepper, chopped
1 cup frozen peas and mixed veg
salt and pepper, to taste
2 cups parboiled rice
3 cloves garlic, crushed
10 sprigs thyme
½ cup coconut milk
2 ½ cups chicken stock
1 tbsp canola oil
2 scallion, finely chopped

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Add canola oil to a large pot. When oil is hot, add onion and garlic. Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.

Add carrot, celery , thyme, red pepper and cook for 5 minutes until vegetables softens.

Add rice, frozen peas and veg stir to coat.

Add chicken stock, coconut milk and salt, bring to a boil.

Lower heat to a simmer; cover the pot. Cook for 20-25 minutes.

Turn heat off and fluff with fork. Garnish with chopped scallion.


Recipe Submitted by Good Old Bajan Cooking Group.

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