Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Callaloo/Spinach Rice

Callaloo Rice

A one pot meal is an easy way to make dinner for your family, especially when you are pressed for time. Today we give you a great recipe that will take care of that. The Callaloo is a popular Jamaican vegetable that is used in various dishes, but if you are in the U.S. or elsewhere where this vegetable is not available, you can substitute with Spinach or even Cabbage. Check out the recipe below.

DifficultyEasy

Preparation time: 15m

Cooking time: 30m

Ingredients

For 6 people ()

  • 1 ounce(s) Anchor Butter, unsalted
  • 2 ounce(s) onion
  • 1 ounce(s) garlic, chopped
  • 1 ounce(s) escallion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) thyme
  • 1 teaspoon(s) pimento
  • 1 teaspoon(s) scotch bonnet pepper
  • 4 ounce(s) Callaloo/Spinach
  • 1 pound(s) White Rice
  • 3 cup(s) water
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1 ounce(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 packet(s) Cock Soup Mix
  • 2 floz Coconut Milk

Callaloo/Spinach Rice Directions

In a pot over a low flame, melt butter and saute onion, garlic, escallion, thyme, pimento and hot pepper for 2 minutes.

Add callaloo/spinach and continue to cook for another 5 minutes.

Wash rice and place in the pot with just enough water to come 1 1/2 inches above the rice.

Season pot with salt, black pepper, sugar, Cock Soup Mix and Coconut Milk.  Rice must not be steamed over a medium flame.

When liquid comes to a boil, reduce the flame to very low, cover pot with cling wrap and allow to steam.  Steam until the grains have swollen and burst.

Enjoy

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via Grace Foods

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3 thoughts on “Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Callaloo/Spinach Rice

  1. Reblogged this on THE ISLAND JOURNAL and commented:
    A one pot meal is an easy way to make dinner for your family, especially when you are pressed for time. Today we give you a great recipe that will take care of that. The Callaloo is a popular Jamaican vegetable that is used in various dishes, but if you are in the U.S. or elsewhere where this vegetable is not available, you can substitute with Spinach or even Cabbage. Check out the recipe below.

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