Rice and PeasSubmitted by: Site Administrator
A traditional Bajan dish served on Christmas Day (and throughout the year for that matter).
2 cups rice, 1 tbsp. margarine, 3 tsp. salt, ? salt meat, 1 medium onion, 1 pint green pigeon peas, 1 tsp. lime juice, 5 cups of water, 1 bunch mixed herbs (your choice)
Boil peas with seasonings, herbs and salt meat until tender. The sprinkle in rice, lime juice and chopped onion. Add margarine. Cover saucepan and boil over moderate heat, then allow to steam over low heat until the water is absorbed and rice grains are tender.