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rice and beans salad with mango salsa

Jamaican Rice And Beans With Mangoes

A flavourful and wholesome Jamaican Rice And Beans With Mangoes and coconut milk.
Course Main Course
Recipe Cuisine Jamaican
Keyword Jamaican rice and beans with mangoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice, un cooked
  • 1 cup Red kidney beans, pre-boiled or canned
  • 1 tbsp Garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Red onions chopped
  • 1 cup Ripe Mango pulp
  • 1/2 cup Ripe Mango cut into cubes
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp Grated ginger
  • 1 cup Stock / water
  • 1 tsp Thyme / mint
  • 2-3 tbsp Cilantro finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 Chilean peppers if using
  • 1 tbsp Oil

Recipe Instructions

  1. Wash and cook the rice separately.

  2. Heat some oil in a crock pot / stew pot and fry the minced garlic and onions till they become soft.
  3. Saute for couple of minutes and then add the grated ginger. Let it fried for few seconds and add the nutmeg powder. Next add the red kidney beans and mix it well.
  4. Let them cook a little bit more, and stir in the mango pulp.
  5. Cook for few minutes on low heat till the beans incorporates the flavour of mango.
  6. Add the cooked or par boiled rice and mix gently.
  7. Stir in the coconut milk , cover and cook in lowest flame till done.
  8. Sprinkle herbs like thyme or mint or cilantro and cover it for few more minutes. This is to infuse the rice with the flavours of herb.
  9. Garnish it with cubed mangoes (you can use mango salsa also) and serve warm with Jamaican jerk chicken or grilled pineapple