Quick and Easy Coconut Rice
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Coconut rice is fragrant, delicious and easy-to-make.Coconut rice is especially delicious when served with Malaysian, Thai, Lao, and other Southeast Asian dishes
Recipe type: Rice
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 13.5 oz. can coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ΒΌ cup toasted coconut flakes
  1. Soak the rice in water for 15 minutes. Drain. Add the drained rice to a medium pot. In a 2-4 cup capacity wet measuring cup, pour in the can of coconut milk, and then add water until you hit just under 2 cups of liquid total. Add to the pot, along with the sugar and salt.
  2. Put the pan on the stove and bring to a boil. Once boiling, immediately gift the pot a stir, cover, and reduce the heat to low. Cook until all the liquid has been absorbed, about 25 minutes. Remove from heat, fluff the rice with a fork, and keep covered until ready to serve.
  3. Just before serving, stir in the toasted coconut flakes.
Recipe by The Woks of Life at https://thewoksoflife.com/quick-easy-coconut-rice/