Coconut Rice

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
Directions

Rinse and drain rice in cold water. Place in a saucepan with water, coconut milk, and salt. Place the pot over high heat and, bring the liquid to a boil. Stir and reduce the heat to the lowest possible setting and cover the pot tightly with the lid. Continue cooking for 15 minutes.

Remove the pot from the heat and let stand 10 minutes, covered. Fluff with fork and serve.


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Delicious! I made this for my husband and he said it was the best he'd ever had. He's from Colombia, and they serve coconut rice there on a regular basis, so that was a huge compliment. I did make some adjustments though. I added 1 to 1.5 cups of sweetened coconut flakes and 3/4 cups raisons. This recipe is definitely a keeper! item not reviewed by moderator and published
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I should have read all of the reviews before making this rice. The liquid to rice ratio is off and as a result the rice was crunchy- yuck! Also, there was really no coconut flavor at all. Skip this one and find another recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I LOVE this rice! It's sweet and creamy... but not too much so, you can still pair it with savory foods. I like to serve it with thai peanut chicken. : item not reviewed by moderator and published
I add about 1 table spoon of Mae Ploy Sweet Chili sauce. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tasty, and fast & easy to make. I added some diced red pepper and a bit of chicken bouillon, then topped the cooked rice with scallions. This recipe calls for a cup of coconut milk, and a can is a bit more than a cup...if you want more intense coconut flavor I would just use the complete can of milk and less water. It's a great side dish- I had this with sauted asian greens. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not enough coconut flavor for my taste. Mine turned out a little too salty. I tried the recipe from the link that "c" posted and I thought it was way better. item not reviewed by moderator and published
it has that great coconut taste item not reviewed by moderator and published
This rice is perfect; light and fluffy with a delicious, mild flavor. I added just a tablespoon of sugar and sprinkled fresh-cut mango over the top just before serving! Absolutely wonderful! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this last night for my husband and we loved it! I did add 1 tablespoon of shredded coconut and I think that made it great! Definitely will be making this again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Always check the instructions on your rice. This call for jasmine rice which tends to call for less water than a "regular" long grain style. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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