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Sahabi Rice Bowl

Larry | San Quentin State Prison
I loved cooking on my grandma’s old stove with the toaster at the bottom. I remember her heavy black cast iron skillets with old fried chicken grease in a Crisco can by the stove. Food tastes better when you’re poor! My very first dish was fried eggs and bacon on toast with jelly. I’ve since switched to prison cuisine and hope you enjoy my Sahabi Rice Bowl!
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 pkg Instant White Rice
  • 1 pkg Pickle slice and diced
  • 1 can V-8 juice optional
  • ¼ stick of Velveeta cheese
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Fried Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 Whole Onion
  • 1 Whole Bell Pepper
  • 1 Halal meat log sliced and diced
  • 2 pkg Pink Salmon


  • In a large bowl, pour rice.
  • Add seasoning, fried garlic and olive oil. Stir well.
  • Microwave on high for 2-minute intervals. Stirring rice in between.
  • Continue to fry rice until it's golden-brown. You should smell the garlic.
  • Add Velveeta cheese and the honey. Pour V-8 juice on rice (beware of the steam). Stir well.
  • Allow to sit for several minutes.
  • Microwave meat log till browned.
  • Dice the bell pepper and half of the onion.
  • Add the pickle, onion and bell pepper to rice. Stir well.
  • Separate rice into two bowls. Add meat log and salmon.
  • Drizzle sauce over rice and meat and salmon. Salt and pepper to taste. Done!


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