Guyanese Cookup Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 154.6
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.9 mg
  • Sodium: 386.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup parboiled rice
    1 lb black eye peas
    1 lb chicken
    1 onion (chipped)
    2 cloves garlic (chipped)
    2 tbsp soya sauce
    1 can coconut milk
    6 okras
    1 tbsp cooking oil *optional method to cook
    Salt and hot pepper to taste
    1 chicken bullion cube
    Sprinkle of black-pepper


Soak black eye peas overnight.

Boil/Pressure Cook chicken for 30min then season with salt, black-pepper and soy sauce or Season first and fry with oil for 5min.

Add coconut milk, rice, black eye peas, chicken, bullion cube, thyme, onion, garlic , whole okras and salt and pepper to taste.

Cover pot and cook with medium heat for about 40 minutes until rice is soft and liquid is absorbed.

Garnish with chipped shallot blades.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SARAH2119.

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  • We also add some beef. My husband's family uses salted beef, but the sodium is a bit high. This was good a good recipe. - 2/15/11

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