Preparing Jollof rice, the Ghanaian method

Published on May 7, 2013 by AdomHomeCooking

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Ingredients in this recipe for 4 Adults:

  • 4 cups of rice
  • 8 pieces of Chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • 3 large onions
  • Pepper, garlic, ginger (amount optional)
  • Chicken seasoning/ seasoning of choice
  • 2 cups mixed veggies
  • 1 can Tomato Plumps &Tomato puree
  • Salt to taste
  • Maggie cube( optional)

Procedure

1.

  • Prepare chicken, wash and pat dry.
  • Sprinkle chicken with salt to season
  • Blend onion, ginger, garlic and pepper.
  • Add to the chicken, add chicken season if you want.
  • Steam the chicken for about 8-10 min.

2.

  • Blend plump tomatoes, with some onion and pepper depending on how spicy you want your Jollof.
  • Slice the remaining onions into medium sizes.

3.

  • Start making the stew or gravy by frying the sliced onions in about 3 table spoons of veggie oil and allow to cook for about 2 mins
  • Add 4 tablespoons of tomato puree and keep stirring for about 8 min till it is reduced.
  • Add the blended tomato mixture and allow to cook and reduce for about 10 more minutes, stirring intermittently.

4.

  • When the steamed chicken is ready, strain and reserve the stock, allow stock to cool.
  • Deep fry chicken for the golden brown crusty finish.
  • Put the fried chicken aside.

5.

  • Add the stock to the stew and allow to cook for about 5 minutes
  • Add your chicken to the stew( optional as chicken can be served separately when the entire meal is done).
  • Add the mixed veggies and cook for a couple of mins.( scoop some stew out if preferred to be served with Jollof later).
  • Add the rice and reduce the heat to very low. Cover the rice with kitchen foil and allow the food the steam through.
  • Check and keep stirring intermittently till rice is cooked through, about 20 min.

6.

  • Scoop some of the rice in a small bowl and press to form a nice mound, turn into your serving plate. Add your chicken.
  • Can be served with salad ,gravy, coleslaw etc.

Enjoy your meal.

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