Jollof Rice with Chicken from Ghana

  • Ready in 1h

  • Serves 6

  • 637 calories

  • 77.08g carbs

Jollof Rice with Chicken from Ghana might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 639 calories, 44g of protein, and 17g of fat. This recipe serves 6 and costs $2.91 per serving. 192 people have tried and liked this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. A mixture of ginger root, onion, cooking oil, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. To use up the white rice you could follow this main course with the Baked Rice Pudding as a dessert. This recipe is typical of African cuisine.

17 ingredients

  1. 1 bay leaf
  2. 1/2 tsps black pepper
  3. 4 carrots
  4. 5 tbsps cooking oil
  5. 1 tsp curry powder
  6. 1 tbsp garlic
  7. 1 tbsp ginger root
  8. 2 tsps kosher salt
  9. 3 cups low-salt chicken broth
  10. 1 cup peas
  11. 2 cups red bell pepper
  12. 1/2 tsps red pepper flakes
  13. 2 lb skinless boneless chicken breast
  14. 6 oz tomato paste
  15. 2 cups tomato puree
  16. 2 cups white rice
  17. 1 cup yellow onion

Instructions

  1. Marinate the Chicken: In a large bowl, toss chicken with 1 teaspoon of the garlic, 1 teaspoon of the ginger, teaspoon salt, teaspoon Aleppo or crushed red pepper, and teaspoon black pepper. Leave to marinate for 10 minutes.Brown the Chicken: Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium high heat in a large heavy oven-ready pot or Dutch oven, with a lid.
  3. Add half the chicken and cook for about 3 minutes, tossing occasionally, until lightly browned but not cooked through.
  4. Transfer to a plate.
  5. Add 2 more tablespoons of oil to the pot and repeat with the rest of the chicken.
  6. Add the Rest of the Ingredients and
Jollof Rice with Chicken from Ghana

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