Jollof rice is one of the most popular Nigerian dishes. Originally native to Sierra Leone, jollof rice has come to take centre stage in most Nigerian family diets.
A rice dish in which the meat is usually cooked with the rice, the dish offers vegetables (tomatoes), oil, carbohydrates and protein in one. Some people cook with mixed vegetables too.
Some people prepare the stew and the rice separately, then they mix the stew with the rice to create a rich, red, oily rice. Others prefer to fry the meat and cook the rice with the meat stock.
There are a variety of ways to cook jollof rice. All produce a balanced delicious meal.
Jollof rice is often served with fried plantains or moi-moi or salad as a side dish.
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