Palm Oil Rice Recipe

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Palm oil rice is a Nigerian dish similar to the popular Nigerian Jollof Rice. This recipe can equally be called native or traditional rice recipe because twas prepared with local ingredients.

The popular Nigerian Jollof rice we all know is usually prepared with tomato plum and paste which are some of the major ingredients. These ingredients mentioned above gave the red appetizing colour.

As the name implies has palm oil as one of the key ingredients.This recipe is also known as native or concocion rice.

This is a palm oil rice without tomatoes. You can as well add fresh tomatoes if you choose and can be customized by adding more ingredients of choice.

This is a delicious,spicy palm oil rice with Iru,other local spices like ehu seed also known as calabash nutmeg with more ingredients you would love, which took this recipe to another level of taste and flavour.

Again, this dish share similar ingredients with Palm Oil Rice and Beans. Can be paired with fried plantain and the likes.

Continue reading as I share how this deliciousness was prepared.

To Make Palm Oil Rice Recipe

Palm Oil Rice


  • 300g rice
  • 3 tablespoons ground crayfish
  • Local spices(3 ehuru seeds,6 jansa grind)
  • 2 seasoning cubes
  • 1 small Iru(dried locus beans)
  • 500g cow kidney
  • 1 dry fish
  • Stock fish flesh
  • Ugu and Uziza leaves
  • 1/2 cup palm oil
  • Fresh pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Cooking Method

  1. Wash the fish with warm salt water
  2. Wash and parboil the rice
  3. In dry pot,pour in the palm oil
  4. Add onion,stir for 2-3 minutes
  5. Add ground local spices and locust beans
  6. Add blend of onion and pepper, stir
  7. Add ground crayfish,stir
  8. Add cow kidney stock,stir
  9. Add Seasoning cube,salt,fish, little water and leave to boil
  10. Add parboiled rice,precooked cow kidney
  11. Cover and leave till done
  12. Add vegatables and leave for 1 minute,stir
  13. Remove from heat. Delicious rice is ready!

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See you in my next post until then eat well and stay healthy.


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