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easy coconut rice

Easy Coconut Rice


  • Author: Katherine | Love In My Oven
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups rice 1x

Description

Once you try this easy coconut rice recipe you’ll never make plain rice again. This basmati coconut rice is the perfect pair to curries and stir fry!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup full-fat coconut milk*
  • 1 tsp maple syrup**
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup white basmati rice, rinsed and drained

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized saucepan, combine the water, coconut milk, maple syrup and salt. Heat the mixture over medium-high heat until boiling. Add the rice, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 11 minutes. Place the lid on the rice after 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat, and allow it to sit for a few minutes before removing the lid and fluffing the rice with a fork. Serve immediately.

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.


Notes

*You can use light coconut milk, but the rice won’t be as creamy

**Feel free to substitute with 1 tsp brown sugar

***This recipe can easily be doubled, or tripled! Use the recipe card 🙂

Keywords: basmati coconut rice // creamy coconut rice // easy coconut rice recipe

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