Coconut Rice

Serve coconut rice as a simple side dish or pair it with spicy Thai and Indian curries or stir-fries.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (14 oz.) coconut milk
  • 1½ cups white rice
  • ⅓ cup coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • In a large pot, combine the water, coconut milk, and rice and bring to a simmer. Cover and allow to cook 20 minutes, or until rice is done.
  • In a separate skillet, toast the coconut flakes over low heat until lightly golden, about 3 minutes. Gently stir constantly to avoid burning. Combine coconut flakes with cooked rice and stir in lime juice and salt.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (14 oz.) coconut milk
  • 1½ cups white rice
  • ⅓ cup coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • In a large pot, combine the water, coconut milk, and rice and bring to a simmer. Cover and allow to cook 20 minutes, or until rice is done.
  • In a separate skillet, toast the coconut flakes over low heat until lightly golden, about 3 minutes. Gently stir constantly to avoid burning. Combine coconut flakes with cooked rice and stir in lime juice and salt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat17g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein3g