How to Make Coconut Jollof Rice


Cook Time: 50 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

When I was younger, I thought the reason a particular rice is called coconut rice is because chopped coconuts are added. Alas, I visited my aunt one day and she served what she called coconut rice. Trust me, I was busy looking for chopped coconuts in the rice😂

Not until now, I thought she didn’t know how to cook coconut rice😀 So, here is a beautiful recipe on how to make coconut rice for your family and friends. Christmas is around the corner, and who said you can’t spice it a little bit with coconut rice.

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  • 3 Cup Rice
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 8 Balls Red Pepper
  • 9 Balls Tomato
  • 1 Big Ball Onions
  • 75 g Shredded Beef
  • 80 g Grounded Crayfish
  • 3 Stock Cubes
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 50 g Carrot
  • 50 g Green Beans
  • 4 Smoked Panla Fish
  • 1/2 Cup Meat Stock
  • 1 Cup Coconut Milk


  • Parboil rice in a separate pot.
  • While rice is boiling in lala land, add oil to frying pan.
  • Add onions when oil is hot.
  • Add red pepper.
  • Add chopped tomatoes.
  • Stir until tomatoes look cooked.
  • Add shredded beef.
  • Add crayfish
  • Add meat stock.
  • Add stock cubes and salt
  • Stir well.
  • Add coconut milk. Leave to boil for 4 minutes.
  • Add parboiled rice.
  • Stir thoroughly.
  • Add smoked fish, carrot and green beans.
  • Stir well and leave to cook.
  • Serve hot with your choice juice.

I hope you enjoy cooking with this recipe. Enjoy the coming holidays!