Caribbean Beans And Rice- As Seen On Home Made Simple

January 28, 2018

Home Chef, Laila Ali teaches the Crockett family how to make Caribbean Beans and Rice on Home Made Simple on OWN!


This is just one of many recipes that can be found in Laila’s NEW Best Selling cookbook Food For Life, which is available at Barnes and Noble!


Serves: 4-6

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 Minutes

Difficulty: Easy



2 cups Basmati rice

13.5 oz can (1¾ cups) coconut milk

15.5 oz can red kidney beans, rinse and drained

2 ¼ cup chicken broth

2 tablespoons coconut oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ medium yellow onion, diced

1 sprig fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme

2 teaspoons seasoned salt (or sea salt)

¼ teaspoon black pepper



1. Rinse and the rice until the water runs clear

2. Add coconut oil to a saucepan and heat on medium/high heat. Add garlic, onion and thyme. Sauté for about 2 minutes

3. Stir in the rice and beans and cook for about 2 minutes. stirring constantly. Add the remaining ingredients: Chicken broth, coconut milk, seasoned salt and pepper and stir together well. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a low heat and cover. Cook for about 20 minutes

4. Add salt and pepper as needed. Serve warm.


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