Nothing screams comfort food than a warm bowl of rice and beans served with my favorite entrée southern fried chicken or jerk barbecue ribs. They are a match made in heaven! I can eat them all day without complaining.
CARIBBEAN RICE AND BEANS
Craving for red beans and rice? Say no more! This one here is made with canned red beans. Yes! Canned beans – no soaking is required! Wohoo! Cooked in a rich and creamy coconut milk enriched with chicken broth. You will love it, very spicy or not!😉
AFRICAN RICE AND BEANS
Give into your comfort food craving with this spicy African delight. Extremely savory and flavorful rice and beans cooked in chicken broth generously seasoned with cayenne pepper, paprika and thyme. Best served with fried plantains and baked crispy chicken legs to complete this combo.
JAMAICAN RICE AND PEAS
If you haven’t tried this Jamaican rice treat then you are missing out. It’s screaming nothing but warm comforting goodness from rice cooked in well-spiced coconut milk then infused with fiery hot scotch bonnet peppers and allspice. Every bite will surely remind you of home, totally!
JAMAICAN PIGEON PEAS AND RICE
Revamp your regular dish with bell peppers, corn and pigeon peas. Cooked in creamy coconut-based sauce brimming with cozy flavors from scotch bonnet peppers, creole salt, paprika and thyme. I will pair it with Corey shrimp and baked plantains if I were you.
ONE POT CARIBBEAN JERK CHICKEN AND RICE
This crave-worthy dish completes the list of easy red beans and rice recipes. Prepared with tender and juicy chicken, baked to perfection, and served on top of fragrant and beans. Irresistibly delicious and spicy rice dish that will surely be devoured in seconds.
BLACK BEANS AND RICE
Grace your table with one of the best black beans and rice recipes in town. Slightly similar to Cuban beans and rice with its blasting flavors from various herbs and spices which you can easily customize with Cajun or Mexican seasonings. Certainly, a quick comfort food that will enlighten your soul.
Writer: Tracy Quarshie