Easy Rice & Peas

Easy Rice & Peas
5 from 2 votes
Rice And Peas | Hint of Helen-36
Rice and Peas | Easy Rice Cooker Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins

This delicious rice and peas recipe is super easy to make - combine all the ingredients in a pan and cook.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4
  • 200g Brown Basmati Rice (rinsed and washed)
  • 400ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp All Purpose Seasoning
  • 1 Sprig Thyme
  • 400ml Tin Black Beans (drained, but not rinsed)
  • 1 Red Chilli (preferably scotch bonnet, but use what you have)
  • 3 Chopped Spring Onions
  • 150ml Water
  1. Start by chopping your spring onion and chilli - and rinsing your rise following the instructions on the packet.

  2. Add ALL ingredients to a large pan

  3. Bring the pan to boil, then reduce the heat to lowest possible - cover and cook for 30 minutes. 

  4. Check the rice after 15 minutes and give a quick stir - return the lid and continue to cook for the remaining 15 minutes.

  5. Check back after 30 minutes - the rice should be fluffy and cooked.

  6. Remove from the heat, serve and enjoy!

How To Make Easy Rice And Peas On The Stovetop/Hob

  1. Rinse the rice as per packet instructions
  2. Add all ingredients to a large pan

  3. Turn the heat up and bring to boil
  4. Once boiling, turn the heat down to low and put a lid on the pan
  5. Cook the rice on LOW for 30 minutes - stirring halfway through
  6. After 30 minutes, the rice should be cooked and fluffy with no remaining liquid. Remove from the heat, serve and enjoy!





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2 thoughts on “Easy Rice & Peas”

  • Can’t believe how easy this is! I didn’t think it was possible to make such tasty rice at home – and definitely not so quickly. PErfect paired with jerk chicken!

  • This is so easy! The easiest recipe i’ve come across for rice and peas and it’s delicious! Just what i was looking for, thanks for sharing!

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