This is a zesty twist on a basic rice and beans recipe, and can go well in any meal where you wish to add a hearty side.
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 1 can (15 ounces) red kidney beans, undrained
- 1 1/4 cups coconut milk
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 4 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes, crushed
- 2 sprigs thyme
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 cups long-grain white rice
- 1 whole habanero chile
- Chopped fresh thyme or parsley
COMBINE water, beans and liquid, coconut milk, onion, garlic,
bouillon, thyme sprigs and butter in large, heavy saucepan. Bring mixture to a
boil. Stir in rice; return to a boil.
REDUCE heat to low. Place chile on top. Cover; cook for 20 to
25 minutes or until rice is tender and most of liquid is absorbed.
REMOVE thyme sprigs and chile before serving. Sprinkle with chopped
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Maggi Jamaican RIce and beans
This dish was very easy to make yet was lacking in flavor. I added lots of black pepper and garlic but still not crazy about it. My husband ate it up and said he enjoyed!