Parsley Rice
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Recipe type: Rice Dishes
Cuisine: Caribbean
Serves: 4
  • 1 pimento pepper, finely chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked Basmati rice
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp. salted butter
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, minced
  • 1½ cups water
  • Salt to taste
  1. Wash the rice. Boil the rice in water for about 15 minutes on a low flame. Set aside
  2. Melt the butter in a deep pan.
  3. Add the chopped onion and pimento.
  4. Mix in the chopped parsley (1 cup).
  5. Add the cooked rice.
  6. Note: We used basmati rice because of the speed at which it cooks and its lightness.
  7. Adjust salt to taste. Gently toss together. Remove from heat.
  8. Add the 2 tablespoon fresh parsley. Gently toss.
  9. Note: This step was done to push the parsley flavour a bit in the dish. Hey after all itโ€™s parsley rice ๐Ÿ™‚
  10. Serve hot or warm.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at