This easy to follow recipe will have you cooking like a Jamaican in no time flat. If you're a Jamaican, you better know how to cook rice and peas.
The first thing you must do if you're using dried kidney beans is to make sure you soak them overnight in a bowl of water. This softens the texture of the beans. I prefer dried beans, but you can use the canned kidney beans instead. Drain the water from the beans and rinse thoroughly with water.
Place your beans in a medium saucepan, add about 3 cups of water and boil for about 1 hr under a medium flame. Your beans should now be tender (test by sticking a fork into one of them).
Then you add your chopped garlic, scallions (green onions), thyme, allspice seeds and scotch bonnet pepper.
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