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coconut rice

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

If you can only find regular coconut milk, buy 2 cans and use the thick cream that's floating at the top. The coconut cream will caramelize during cooking, leaving sweet brown flecks in the rice. From the Pok Pok restaurant, Portland, OR.

(3 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For coconut rice

  • 2 c
    jasmine rice
  • 1 c
    coconut cream
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt

How To Make coconut rice

  • 1
    Rinse rice in a large bowl with cool water until water runs clear. Drain rice.
  • 2
    Combine rice, coconut cream, sugar, salt, and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring just to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar, then cover and reduce heat to low. (Alternatively, cook rice in an electric rice steamer.) Cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 40-45 minutes.
  • 3
    Fluff rice with a fork; cover and let sit for 20 minutes.

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