Popeyes Red Beans & Rice (Close Clone Recipe)
Ham hocks, which are reasonable at most markets, are placed in the
oven for several hours so that the fat drains out. There's your
As for the beans, find red beans (they're smaller
than kidney beans) in two 15-ounce cans. If you're having trouble
tracking down red beans, red kidney beans will substitute just as well .
- 2 pounds smoked ham hocks
15-ounce cans red beans
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon brown
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- dash garlic powder
- dash onion powder
- 2 1/4 cups water
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup converted rice
- First you must render the fat from the smoked ham hocks. Preheat oven to
375 degrees and place the ham hocks in a deep pan. Cover pan with foil
and bake for 4 to 5 hours or until 1/4 cup of fat has rendered from the
- Combine 1/4 cup pork fat with one 15-ounce can red beans
plus liquid in a medium saucepan. Add 1/2 cup water, brown sugar, 1/8
teaspoon salt, garlic powder, and onion powder. Bring mixture to a boil,
then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Use a potato masher
to smash beans into a paste-like consistency. Add entire contents of
remaining can of beans to the mixture and cook for an additional 10
Prepare rice for 4 servings:
- For Uncle Ben's
converted rice you bring 2 1/4 cups water to a boil. Add 1/4 cup butter
and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
- Add 1 cup of rice, reduce heat to low and simmer
rice for 20 minutes or until tender.
- To prepare each serving
scoop 1 cup of beans into a bowl. Add 1 cup of rice on top of the beans
Recipe makes 2-4 servings.
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