Ghanaian Jollof Rice (similar to Jambalaya)

Makes about 4 servings:


• 3 cups of basmati rice

• 2 cups Iya Foods One-Pot Simmer Sauce (Savory Vegetable, Chicken or Beef)

• 1 tsp Iya Foods Jollof pilaf seasoning

• 1 tsp Iya Foods Chili pepper ground

• 1 tsp Iya Foods Garlic with Garlic Skin

• 1 tsp Iya Foods Ginger Ground

• ½ teaspoon sea salt

• 1 large chopped yellow onion

• ¼ cup vegetable oil

• 1 ½ cups water


1. Rinse rice a couple times and strain to drain water

2. Combine all the ingredients and salt in a 6 - quart Instant Pot or a medium sized pot

3. Add water at ratio 2:1 (two cups of water for 1 cup of rice)

4. Cover, seal and push ‘Rice’, if your Instant - Pot does not have a ‘rice’ function, select ‘manual’ and then set for 10 mins on high pressure. For medium sized pot, cover and cook for 20 – 30 mins on medium heat.

5. Once pressure is released, gently stir and serve. For medium pots, stir and serve

Serve with vegetables and/or desired protein such as chicken, steak or seafood