Nigerian Rice Accessories and Side Dishes

Nigerian Rice accessories are all the side dishes that go well with all Nigerian rice dishes: Moi Moi, Fried Plantains, salads etc. Feel free to serve these with other Nigerian staple foods.

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Nigerian Rice Accessories

Cauliflower Stir-fry

A healthy meal and side dish you can add to your family menu.

Chicken Suya Salad

Try the yummy medemede of Chicken Suya with all the vegetables that go well with suya, in one plate.

Bird's Nest Salad

You need to try this one at least once; if not for anything, to get some excitement.

Barbecue Chicken Drumsticks

A different way to enjoy grilled chicken.

Hard Boiled Eggs

Perfect hard boiled eggs make great companions to all Jollof Rice meals. See how to cook the perfect hard boiled eggs.

Steamed Leafy Vegetables

Here's a perfect match for Jollof Rice, Coconut Rice, Rice & Beans, Fried Plantain and Nigerian Moi Moi.

Peppered Snail

Peppered Snail is a common feature in Nigerian restaurants and a perfect match for Nigerian rice meals.

Nigerian Peppered Gizzard

Nigerian Peppered Gizzards make the best small chop. Pick one up with a toothpick and into the mouth it goes!

Grilled Chicken

Grilled chicken goes well with all Nigerian rice meals.

Nigerian Beef Skewers (Stick Meat)

If you want something close to Nigerian Suya and easy to make, try Beef Skewers.

The Nigerian Salad

"Rice and Salad, please" is also a popular request at events. Nigerian Salad and Jollof Rice is one food match made in food heaven.


When Nigerian Salad is not available, the toned down coleslaw is the next choice of side dish for Jollof Rice dishes.

Nigerian Moi Moi (Moin Moin)

Moi Moi is surely the side dish of choice at parties and other festivities where Jollof Rice is served.

Beans Porridge

Jollof Rice makes Beans Porridge taste much better. A great combo for beans haters.

Fried Plantain

This is the top side dish for when you are having any Jollof Rice recipe at home or eating out. It is very easy to peel, cut and fry plantain.