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coconut rice and beans

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Patricia Cubillas
Mandeville, LA

This is a traditional side dish from the North Coast from Honduras.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 to 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For coconut rice and beans

  • 2 c
    rice, long grain
  • 2 c
    cooked red, black or pinto beans
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 can
    coconut milk, (13.5 oz., 400ml)
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp

How To Make coconut rice and beans

  • 1
    In a medium pot, heat the oil, add the garlic, onion, bell pepper, fried a little, then add the rice, fried well.
  • 2
    Then season with salt,add the coconut milk, water,beans and cilantro. Cover and let it boil till all the liquid is consumed.
  • 3
    Serve as a side for any Seafood.