Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)
Recipe type: Rice Dishes
Serves: Serves 8
- 2 cups rice (uncooked)
- 1 tin peas and carrots (425 g)
- 4 pieces of lamb shoulder or 1½ lbs lamb cut up into cubes
- Salt to taste
- ½ onion
- 1 hot pepper
- 3 cloves garlic
- 3 pimento peppers
- 4 sprigs chive
- 4 leaves big leaf thyme
- 3 sprigs fine leaf thyme
- 12 leaves chadon beni
- 25 g of coconut powder (or 1 cup coconut milk)
- 2 tbsp sugar
- Cut up the lamb into 2 " pieces. Season with the garlic, big leaf thyme, chive, onion, chadon beni, pimento pepper, fine leaf thyme, and salt. Marinate for at least an hour.
- Add about 2 cups of water to the pressure cooker and add the marinated lamb. Pressure cook for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside. Save the stock for later.
- Caramelize the sugar. Add the lamb. Stir it up to evenly coat with the sugar. Then let it cook it its juices for about 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk and the lamb stock.
- Then add the rice and a little water and simmer for a about 15 minutes or until the rice looks half cooked. Then add the peas and carrots. Add the hot pepper and some water and simmer for 5 - 10 minutes.
- Adjust salt if necessary. Set the flame on low to evaporate the rest of water. Remove the hot pepper (make sure not to burst it).
- Serve hot with a side of cole slaw and a piece of ripe Zaboca (Avocado).
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