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Seafood Jollof

  • 31 - 60 Minutes
  • 3

Jollof rice with a twist! Nancy’s Fit Soul Kitchen gives you a Seafood Jollof rice. Jollof rice is a traditional West African rice dish. The rice is cooked in a spicy and rich tomato sauce. This is usually accompanied by a side of chicken, fish or beef. Courtesy of Nancy’s Fit Soul Kitchen.

Ingredients

Method

200g Golden Sella Basmati rice
400g Fresh plum tomatoes
2 Onions
1 Red pepper
1-2 Scotch bonnet peppers
3 Cloves of garlic
4 Tablespoons of olive oil
2 Teaspoons rock salt
1 Teaspoon curry powder
Fresh thyme
2 Teaspoons tomato purée
2 Bay leafs
1 Teaspoon chilli flakes
2 Teaspoons mixed herbs

Fish & Seafood:
150g King prawns
100g Squid rings
100g Scallops
2 Salmon fillets
150g Cooked mussels

  1. In a food processor add 2 onions, tomatoes, garlic, scotch bonnet chilli and bell pepper. Pulse until smooth.
  2. Add olive oil to a heated pan and pour in the blended tomatoes and onions, followed by the seasonings; bay leaves, mixed herbs, fresh thyme, black pepper, curry powder and salt to taste.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes until the sauce has reduced and is deep red in colour.
  4. Add the rice, 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pot with a lid. Simmer for another 30 minutes, until the rice is cooked through and the liquid is absorbed.
  5. For this seafood. In a separate pan add olive oil, then begin adding the seafood mix one at a time.
  6. Season all the seafood with black pepper, mixed herbs, sea salt, garlic granules and Cayenne pepper.
  7. Lightly stir fry for 3-4 minutes until cooked.
  8. Once the rice has cooked add the seafood over the rice and serve.