If you are looking for a recipe that is both high on nutrition and taste, then Popeye’s red beans recipe is the one for you. It is made with red beans, ham hocks and different kinds of spices. It is best served with rice.
One of my friends suggested ordering red beans from Popeye’s for dinner. It was both delicious, healthy and just the right amount of spicy. It tasted very good and the flavors were amazingly balanced with the rice. I tried to make it at home with their recipe and the result was amazing.
To make Popeye’s red beans and rice, add canned beans, ham hocks and water in a pan and cook. Add all the spices to the pan and cook until thick. Cook the rice and serve with the beans.
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Popeyes Red Beans And Rice Recipe
- 2 cans Red Beans
- 2 pounds Smoked Ham Hocks
- 2 cups Water
- 1 tsp Onion Powder
- 1 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1 tbsp Salt
- 2 tbsp Lard
- 1 tbsp Ground Pepper
- Add 3 cans of beans, smoked ham hock, and water in a pan. Keep that pan overheat for some time and mix all the ingredients.
- Heat until the meat start loosens bone. Remove the pan from heat and cool it for some time.
- After the mixture cools itself, remove the bones from the meat.
- Place the meat, beans, and liquid in the blender.
- Add onion powder, garlic, salt, red pepper, salt, and lard.
- Chop beans properly and make sure the liquid should be thick.
- Drain the fourth can of beans and add the drained beans also. Blend it for a few seconds.
- Add the beans mixture back into the pan and cook over low heat. Stir vigorously.
- Cook the beans until water has been evaporated.
- Prepare the rice. Cook the rice properly and drain the water well.
- Once the beans and rice are done cooking, remove them both from the heat.
- Serve the bean mixture over the cooked rice.
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