Beef Fried Rice (Nigerian Style)

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Fried rice is a staple meal in Nigeria, the country that I come from. Typically fried rice is made with shrimp or chicken. But Bae made a special request today, he wanted fried rice with beef. I gladly accepted the challenge. Hope you guys enjoy this recipe

Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs of fine diced stewed beef

2 yellow onions

3 habanero

thumb sized fresh ginger

2 1/2 cups of parboiled rice

1 maggi

curry

1 small bag of frozen mixed vegetables

1 large green bell pepper

 

Season your beef with your favorite seasonings ( salt, pepper, ginger, thyme,garlic powder, onion powder,Adobo etc ) Add in 1 maggi cube and 1 chopped yellow onion. Also add in 2 habanero and chopped ginger. Cover your pot and cook for 20 -30 minutes until done.  Drain meat and seat aside.

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Pour 1 and 1/2 cups of water into your broth. Next pour in parboiled rice into the broth mixture ( make sure the broth is covering the rice) Begin to cook on medium heat until boiled. Cover the pot and allow to cook until all the liquid is dried up, making sure the rice is not to soft.

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Ok now time for the frying part.

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Set up your ingredients, like above. I  like to fry my rice in batches. So in a frying pan heat up 2 tbsp of oil. Throw in a small handfull of onions and green pepers, saute for 30 seconds. Then next add in a handful of veggies, stir fry for one minute. Next up add in 1 hand full of beef. Then finally add in the rice. Stir fry for another 1 minute.  Season each batch with curry powder. Repeat the above steps for every batch.

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When done combine all the batches together under medium low heat and stir with spoon for 2 minutes. Thats it your done! Enjoy

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** Fitfam option, exchange the white rice for brown rice.IMG_8742.PNG

 

 

 

 

Banga Rice

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Banga Rice is a dish that is popular among the Naija-Delta people. Every time I traveled back home to Nigeria, I make it a point to eat Banga Rice. It has such an authentic taste, I always told my self that I must make it! So I finally did with the help of some tips from my Warri friends, the dish came out so yummy.

Enjoy !

Palm Fruit Extract ( can preferably)

Crayfish 3 TBSP

Smoked fish

Beef Stock

2 Red onions

Maggi cube

Parboiled Rice

4 Fresh Habernero

Blend red onions and habanero, set aside.

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Begin to boil Palm Fruit extract, add about ½ cup of water. Boil for 15-20 minutes.

Add in smoked fish, blended onions, Beef stock, maggi cube, and crayfish. Taste to meet your preference. Continue to boil on low- medium heat for 10 minutes.

Add in Parboiled rice, make sure the palm fruit mixture is more than the rice.

Cook for 30 minutes on medium low heat.

For the last 15 minutes reduce your heat to low and cover the pot with foil.

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All done enjoy

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Jollof Stuffed Peppers

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Who doesn’t love stuffing a bell pepper ? Layered with Plaintain and Spicy goat meat, so yummy. Try this recipe out today and let me know what you think!

Ingredients

1 medium size green bell pepper

½ – 1 cup of Jollof Rice

(Recipe on my blog)

salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350

Cut ½ of inch off the top of a bell pepper

Coat skin of bell pepper with oil and season with salt and black pepper

Fill the bell pepper with Jollof rice

Place in baking pan

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes

Top with plantain and Goat meat

Enjoy

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