Easy Coconut Rice and Black-Eyed Peas Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Coconut Rice and Black-Eyed Peas Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Easy Coconut Rice and Black-Eyed Peas

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"Inspired by the Caribbean, this recipe uses coconut milk to add flavor to beans and rice. Add a little zing to a healthy brown rice!"

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    45 mins


  1. In a saucepan, combine the coconut milk, water and black-eyed peas. Stir in rice. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer until rice has absorbed all of the liquid, about 40 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 21, 2008

I'm from the Caribbean and this recipe is incomplete - that's why it tasted awful. Firstly it would have tasted better with red kidney beans. The beans needs to be half cooked first, then add the coconut milk, then season with escallions, thyme, salt, black pepper, 1 peg garlic, a few allspice. Then add the rice and cook until done. Try that!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 04, 2008

It smell really good but was pretty boring. I even added coconut flakes to it.


12 Ratings

Jul 14, 2010

This recipe is great, I added salt and pepper along with some chives and loved it. I served it alongside some jerk chicken for a perfect meal!

Sep 22, 2010

this recipe leaves much to be desired. it needs spices and fresh not canned peas or beans.

Sep 20, 2010

It was okay - kinda sweetish, but very little flavor.

Jan 22, 2008

Smelled good but didn't taste like much.

Aug 30, 2013

Quick and easy. I used this as a side with some vegan jamaican patties and callaloo and a rundown that I had all prepared from scratch so such a nice and easy side was great.

Feb 03, 2010

Simple and yummy.


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  • Calories
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 4.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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