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Coconut Rice

Savory Coconut Rice

There's just something amazing about this creamy rice, with flavors of ginger and garlic, that make it hard to resist!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6
Calories 269 kcal


  • ½ small white onion (about ½ cup)
  • 1 inch ginger root, peeled
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)
  • green onions (optional)
  • cilantro (optional)


  • Finely dice white onion and ginger root. Chop or press garlic. Saute in a medium saucepan over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until they just start to soften.
  • Add rice, coconut milk, chicken broth, salt, and shredded coconut. Turn to high heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to low heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Turn stove off and let sit for 10 minutes. Fluff rice, portion, and garnish with green onions and cilantro, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Savory Coconut Rice
Amount per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword coconut, rice
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