Pelau TrinidadSubmitted by: KIMMY_LYN
IntroductionClassic traditional one pot Trini dish Classic traditional one pot Trini dish
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2cup granulated sugar, or brown sugar, packed
1 (2 - 2 1/2pound) chicken, cut up
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups pigeon peas or black-eyed beans, soaked overnight
2 cups rice
3 cups water
1/2 cup Coconut Milk
2 cups cubed Hubbard squash / pumpkin
2 carrots, chopped
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bunch green onions, including green tops, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
caramelize until almost burned, stirring constantly. Add chicken and stir until
all pieces are coated with sugar.
Reduce heat to medium, add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring constantly, 1
minute. Drain peas and add to pot. Add rice, water and coconut milk. Reduce heat
to low and simmer, covered, 30 minutes.
Add squash, carrots, parsley, thyme, green onions, ketchup and butter and
stir well. Cover and cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender, 20 to 30
minutes. Makes 6 servings.
Number of Servings: 7
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KIMMY_LYN.