Guyana Cook Up Rice
|3 cups long grained rice|
|1 lb of pig tail or salt beef, cut up|
|1 onion, chopped|
|2 cloves garlic, minced|
|1 can of coconut milk|
|1 tomato, chopped|
|1 sprig of thyme|
|4 cups water|
|1 cup gungo or black eyed peas, or any favorite type of beans.|
|kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste|
|1 scotch bonnet pepper, whole. You may add another if you like it spicy.|
This is a savory rice dish from Guyana. It is flavored with onions, garlic thyme, coconut milk and pig tails. It is absolutely delicious.
- Boil the pig tails or salt beef until most of the salt has been removed.
- Drain water and in the same pan along with the meat add the onion, tomatoes, thyme, rice, coconut milk, beans, salt, pepper and rice.
- Cook covered for about 30 minutes using medium low heat until all liquid has been absorbed and the rice is tender.