Coconut Milk Rice

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Tami Conklin

By
@WhiteWolf68

Quick and Easy to Make, This Coconut Milk Rice Recipe Will Come in Handy for Those Times When You Want to Make Dinner Extra Special Without Going to A Lot of Extra Work. ENJOY!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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    2 cups thai jasmine-scented white rice
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    2 cups good-quality coconut milk
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    1 3/4 cups water
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    2 heaping tbsp. dry shredded unsweetened coconut (baking type)
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    1/2 tsp. salt
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    1/2 tsp. coconut oil, or vegetable oil

How to Make Coconut Milk Rice

Step-by-Step

  1. Rub oil over the bottom of a deep-sided pot. You will also need a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Place rice, coconut milk, water, shredded coconut, and salt in the pot and set over medium-high to high heat. Stir occasionally to keep rice from sticking to the bottom of the pot and burning.
  3. Once the coconut-water has begun to gently bubble, stop stirring and reduce heat to low (just above minimum). Cover tightly with a lid and let simmer 15-20 minutes, or until most of the liquid has been absorbed by the rice. To check, pull rice aside with a fork. If most of the coconut milk-water is gone, go on to the next step.
  4. Replace the lid and turn off the heat, but leave the covered pot on the burner to steam another 5-10 minutes, or until you're ready to eat. Tip: Your Coconut Rice will stay warm this way for up to 1 hour or more, great for when you're expecting company!
  5. When ready to serve, remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork or chopsticks. Taste-test the rice for salt, adding a little more if needed. Serve right out of the pot, or transfer to a serving bowl. This rice is excellent served with a variety of both Thai and Indian dishes, such as curries or seafood recipes. ENJOY!
  6. Garnish with A Little Thinly Sliced Green Onion

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About Coconut Milk Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Hashtags: #coconut, #rice




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