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Sweetcorn Jollof Rice

Make this simple Jollof rice to jazz up your mealtimes.
Course Main
Cuisine African
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 2 red pepper deseeded and chopped
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree or to taste
  • 600 g (1.3lb) basmati rice
  • 1.1 L (4.6 cups) vegetable stock
  • Salt to taste
  • 1.5 cup sweet corn kernels


  • Heat the oil in non-stick pan and add in onion, peppers and 3 tbsp of water, stir and fry for about 5 mins.
  • Add in tomato puree and fry for about 30 secs.
  • Then add in rice and stir constantly until rice is coated with tomato puree.
  • Transfer the rice mixture in to a rice cooker, add in vegetable stock , mix well, season with salt and cook according to your rice cookers instructions.
  • mins before your rice finishes, add in the sweetcorn (but do not mix) and then cover and continue cooking till done.
  • Serve with some roast sweet potato, grilled fish or meat and chilli sauce to your taste.