Side Dishes

Coconut Rice


Posted: April 15

Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Coconut Rice is a delicious way to mix up your rice routine. Infused with the rich and tropical flavors of coconut, it’s a perfect accompaniment to fish and Thai-inspired dishes with thick luscious sauces. Coconut Rice is even delicious paired with fruit for a bright and tart dessert. This is a side dish that really brings you to sparkling seas!


Ingredients

1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk
1 1/2 cups coconut water or water
salt, to taste
2 cups jasmine rice

Directions

Step 1

In a medium non-stick saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the coconut milk and coconut water to a boil.

Step 2

Season the mixture with salt.

Step 3

Add the rice and lower the heat to bring the mixture to a simmer.

Step 4

Simmer the rice uncovered until the liquid has been absorbed, about 17-20 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from the heat and let the rice rest, covered, for about 15 minutes.

Step 6

Fluff with a fork and serve.


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