Caribbean Beef with Rice and Beans

Caribbean Beef with Rice and Beans

serves 2


  • Lean Scotch Beef cubes (braising cubes; chuck & blade or stewing cubes; shin, leg)

  • Onion

  • Sweet potato

  • Fresh red chilli

  • Tumeric

  • All spice

  • Carton of exotic fruit juice

  • Rum (optional)

  • Red pepper

  • Yellow pepper

  • Cornflour

  • Rice and beans

  • Cooked rice

  • Can red kidney beans

  • Coconut milk

Cooking Method

Temperature: Gas mark 3, 170 C, 325 F

  1. Into an ovenproof casserole dish place 450 g (1 lb) lean beef cubes, 1 onion, sliced, 2 small sweet potatoes (approx. 225 g (8 oz)), peeled and cut into large chunks, 1 fresh red chilli, sliced, 10 ml (2 tsp) tumeric and 2.5 ml (0.5 tsp) all spice. Pour over 300 ml (0.5 pt) exotic fruit juice, 150 ml (0.25 pt) rum. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Cover and place in preheated oven for approx. 2 hours.
  2. During the last 30 minutes of cooking time add 1/2 red pepper, seeded and sliced, and 1/2 yellow pepper, seeded and sliced. Mix well and return to the oven for the remaining cooking time. Add a spoonful of cornflour thickening granules for a thicker gravy if required.
  3. To make the rice and beans add 2 x 250 g packs cooked rice to a pan (or cook your own while the casserole is cooking) and 200 g can red kidney beans, heat for 4 – 5 minutes. Stir through 210 ml (7 floz) coconut milk, season with salt and pepper and cook for a further 2 – 3 minutes.

Serving suggestions

Serve the casserole with the rice and beans, grilled pineapple and vegetables.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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