Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Vegetable Seasoned Rice

What a great treat for people with a more vegetarian preference. This Jamaican Recipe of the Day, Vegetable Seasoned Rice uses ackee and saltfish to spice up di dish.

You can even use some leftovers, for quicker prep time.


Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Vegetable Seasoned Rice

By: Chef Marj Walters


1 cup Ackee
1/2 lb shredded Saltfish
1 onion
1 bell pepper
1 carrot
1 tin whole corn
1 tin green peas
1 tbs butter
All-purpose seasoning for added flavor 1pk coconut milk

Preparation :

In a saucepan add 2 cups water, 1cup coconut milk, and all-purpose seasoning.
Allow to boil for 15 mins, then add all other ingredients to boil for another 10 mins.
Add 2 cups rice, turn heat to semi-low an allow to finish cooking.
Your meal should be ready in 15 to 20 minutes.
Seasoned rice is a staple in Jamaica enjoyed by most people. It is a one-pot meal, where everything is cooked together. So no other meat is needed.
It is also a great source of starch and protein. You can enjoy it with some cool lemonade.


Chef Marj Walters loves prepping food and she is a poet. Chef Marj operates the Little Place Ur Kitchen restaurant at 321 Molynes Road, Kingston 19, Jamaica. Delivery is available in the Kingston and St. Andrew areas. She offers a catering service for small events. You can email her at marjorie_wltrs25@yahoo.com.

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