Black Eyed Peas and Rice

Black Eyed Peas and Rice

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 7 cups
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 2 cups black-eyed peas dried
  • ½ lb chicken or beef chopped and seasoned (you can also use ham)
  • 1 bouillon cube optional
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil coconut oil preferably
  • 1/2 -1 tsp salt
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small pimento
  • 1 small red pepper optional
  • 1 sprig parsley chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme chopped
  • 2 1/4 cups rice


  • Boil rice and set aside. Pressure cook the peas (peas may also be soaked overnight before cooked)
  • Cut up and season the chicken with green seasoning. Heat the oil and saute the onion, garlic, pimento, pepper, parsley and thyme.
  • Add the meat and a little water and cook until tender. Add the black eyed peas to the chicken.
  • Add the bouillon cube if desired and simmer the cooked black eyed peas for about 5 - 7 minutes.


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