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Rice and Peas

This is a quick and convenient recipe for rice and peas that does away with soaking red peas and cooking beforehand. Follow the recipe closely for rice and peas full of flavour.
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Caribbean
Keyword: Flavoursome, Tasty
Servings: 4
Cost: £3


  • Saucepan
  • Tin opener
  • Spoon


  • 250 g Long Grain Rice
  • 20 g Coconut Cream
  • 400 g  Tin Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 Vegetable Stock Cube
  • ½ tsp  Salt
  • Pinch of  Dried Thyme
  • 270 ml Water



  • Wash the rice and transfer to a saucepan.
  • Add all the dry ingredients.
  • Pour in the tin of kidney beans including the water.
  • Add the water and stir the pot.
  • Bring the covered pot to a gentle boil.
  • Simmer on a low heat for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Turn down the heat to low and steam for 20-25 minutes.

Serve with any curry or stew.