Coconut Rice and Beans…

Honey Roast Chicken with Jamaican Rice and Beans

Honey Roasted Chicken with Coconut Rice and Beans

I’ve been wanting to try this recipe for Coconut Rice and Beans for so long and FINALLY had the opportunity to make them…and MY MY MY it was DELICIOUS!  This is definitely a must try.  Check out for this more recipe and more.

Coconut Rice and Beans Recipe (From

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon oil or butter
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water (I substituted for chicken stock)
  • a pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 15-ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained


Add butter or oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in chopped shallot and garlic, cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Stir in rice then pour in the coconut milk and water. Season with nutmeg and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until the liquid has been absorbed and rice is tender, about 18 minutes. Stir in the black beans and cook for a few minutes until hot.



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