Thai Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice is usually served with green papaya salad or a red chicken curry.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked jasmine rice
  • 2 cups coconut cream
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 pandan leaves, folded

Directions

  • Soak rice in enough water to cover by 3" for 1 hour. Drain.
  • In a heavy, medium saucepan, mix coconut cream, water, salt, sugar, and pandan leaves, and stir to dissolve salt and sugar.
  • Add rice to the pot, stir, and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. When the rice comes to a boil, turn the heat down to a very low simmer. Cover and let cook for 15 minutes. When done, remove from heat, remove pandan leaves (if desired), and let rest for 5–10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked jasmine rice
  • 2 cups coconut cream
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 pandan leaves, folded

Directions

  • Soak rice in enough water to cover by 3" for 1 hour. Drain.
  • In a heavy, medium saucepan, mix coconut cream, water, salt, sugar, and pandan leaves, and stir to dissolve salt and sugar.
  • Add rice to the pot, stir, and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. When the rice comes to a boil, turn the heat down to a very low simmer. Cover and let cook for 15 minutes. When done, remove from heat, remove pandan leaves (if desired), and let rest for 5–10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories500
Total Fat28g
Saturated Fat25g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate57g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars2g
Protein7g