Jollof Rice

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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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Jollof rice probably needs little introduction. It is the dish everyone associates with West African, and particularly Nigerian, cooking. Thick with tomatoes, spiced with peppers and usually cooked with chicken, it is the ultimate one pot meal. A pot of jollof rice makes any get-together a party...

The secret is to use fresh tomatoes rather than tinned, and to wash the rice well to remove the starch before parboiling it. This allows the grains to stay separate as they cook. Don’t wo