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Easy Coconut Rice: Amazing, aromatic coconut flavours emanates from this perfect, easy coconut rice, making it the perfect side dish to almost all Thai and South Asian dishes | aheadofthyme.com

Easy Coconut Rice


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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Side
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Amazing, aromatic coconut flavours emanates from this perfect, easy coconut rice, making it the perfect side dish to almost all Thai and South Asian dishes.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped (optional for garnish)

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized pot, rinse the jasmine rice several times until the water runs clear. Drain any excess water and add the coconut milk, water, salt and sugar.
  2. On high heat, allow the mixture to boil. Once it starts to boil, turn the heat down to low and cook covered for 20 minutes.
  3. Uncover and continue to cook for 5 minutes. Fluff and serve. Garnish with some chopped cilantro.