PERFECT Coconut Rice



This dish is delicious on it's own or as the perfect side dish to seafood or chicken. Not overly sweet, just PERFECT.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 - 6
5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    salted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    jasmine rice (or basmati - i prefer jasmine)
  • 1 1/2 c
    coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 c

How to Make PERFECT Coconut Rice


  1. melt butter over medium heat in medium sized sauce pan
  2. add brown sugar and salt until completely dissolved
  3. turn heat to high and add rice, quickly stirring until coated
  4. stir in water and coconut milk
  5. when it boils,turn heat down to med. low and cover with a lid. simmer for 20 min.
  6. remove from heat and let sit another 10 min. with lid on. DO NOT REMOVE LID!
  7. after 10 min., remove lid and fluff with fork.

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About PERFECT Coconut Rice

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #coconut, #jasmine

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