Let's be honest, good, authentic tasting rice and peas can be a timely task. Here at Cool Runnings, we want to make life easier for you. Experience the authentic taste of the Caribbean when you use Cool Runnings Rice and Peas Seasoning and Coconut Milk!
1 can (19oz) red kidney beans
2 cups long grain white rice
½ tsp Cool Runnings Rice & Peas Seasoning
2 cups Cool Runnings Coconut Milk
½ tsp Cool Runnings Dried Thyme or 6 sprigs of fresh thyme
2 green onions, chopped
1 whole Scotch bonnet pepper
1 tbsp butter
½ tsp ground black pepper
In a large measuring cup, combine the liquid from the canned beans with Cool Runnings Coconut Milk. Add water to the measuring cup until it is reaches 3 ½ cups.
Pour the liquid into a large pot and add the green onions, thyme, full scotch bonnet pepper, Cool Runnings Rice and Peas Seasoning, kidney beans and black pepper. Bring it to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.
Add the long grain rice and butter and stir the pot once.
Reduce heat to low then cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until water has evaporated.
If the rice is not tender, add a bit more water (to your discretion) and simmer for another 3 minutes until cooked.