Jollof Rice (Oven & Stovetop Method)
Preheat to 350 Fahrenheit & rinse rice. Combine and stir all ingredients in half sheet baking pan and cover with Aluminum foil.
Place in Oven and cook for 70-80 minutes. Carefully remove and check after 70 minutes. Let it rest and then carefully remove Aluminum foil.
Fluff rice with fork, throw add-ins and mix well, then serve warm.
Head oil in saucepan. Add onions, thyme, and garlic. 2 minutes cook and then add rice, paprika, Jollof spice mix, bouillon, salt and pepper.
Stir until fragrant and then stir occasionally, for 2-3 minutes. Next add tomato sauce, broth and hot pepper and bring to boil.
Reduce heat, cover saucepan and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove pan and keep covered. Fluff rice, then throw sautéed veggies or meat as per preference.
Garnish with parsley & serve