Cilantro-Lime Coconut Rice

A staple of many Asian dishes: Jasmine Rice. Good rice will soak up the the flavors of the dish, but show stopping rice will accent and accentuate. Cilantro-Lime Coconut Rice- an easy rice recipe plus 5 tips on how to make the best rice! This makes a great rice for curry, Chinese, Thai and Japanese recipes.  I’ll admit, sometimes I get lazy and forget the coconut, but on a recent trip to Turks and Caicos, I was reminded just how much I love coconut rice. By itself, or with a very special dish, like Pineapple and Pork Curry or Thai Chicken, Coconut Rice is pretty special. Add fresh, hand-torn cilantro for even more flavor! 

Cilantro-Lime Coconut Rice- an easy rice recipe plus 5 tips on how to make the best rice! This makes a great rice for curry, Chinese, Thai and Japanese recipes.

Before you start cooking, make sure you check out my 5 tips for perfect rice each and every time! 

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Cilantro-Lime Coconut Rice - The only way to eat rice! Flavored with coconut milk, fresh cilantro or Thai basil and citrus zest!
Coconut Rice
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
47 mins
 
Cilantro-Lime Coconut Rice - The only way to eat rice! Flavored with coconut milk, fresh cilantro or Thai basil and citrus zest!
Servings: 4 cups
Author: Jessica at Savory Experiments
Ingredients
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro or Thai basil finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon Juice
Instructions
  1. Rinse rice well in colander, until water runs clean.
  2. Combine rice through fine sea salt in a medium sauce pan and bring to a low boil.
  3. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook, without disturbing, for 30-40 minutes, or until liquid has been fully absorbed.
  4. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork. Add fresh lime or lemon juice and cilantro or Thai basil.

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