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Nigerian coconut rice recipe

Nigerian Coconut Rice Recipe

Nigerian Coconut Rice Recipe for the coconut lover.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Nigerian
Keyword coconut rice recipe, nigerian coconut fried rice recipe, nigerian coconut rice recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 people


  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (or any oil you prefer)
  • 1 cup diced red onions
  • ½ tsp ground red pepper
  • ½ tsp curry
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 maggi cubes
  • cup crayfish blended
  • 3 habanero peppers (chopped)
  • 1 cup sweet peppers (chopped)
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 ½ cup long grain parboiled rice thoroughly washed


  1. To a medium-sized pot, heat up your oil on medium heat and throw in your chopped red onions. Fry until the onion redness starts to fade.

  2. Add in your crayfish, peppers, curry, salt, oregano, maggi cubes, habanero peppers and sweet peppers. Stir for about 5 mins

  3. Pour in your coconut milk and stir with the other ingredients

  4. Add in your rice and cook for 45 mins on medium heat

  5. Serve and Enjoy!