This easy coconut white rice is the best thing since sliced bread! Adding coconut milk to this recipe creates another flavor dimension to your ordinary rice and does not dry out the next day!
INGREDIENTS FOR COCONUT WHITE RICE
- 1 Can full fat coconut milk
- 1-1/2 Cups water
- 2 Cups white rice
STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING COCONUT RICE
There really are only three easy steps to this coconut white rice!
First, mix your water and coconut milk in a medium saucepan (preferably nonstick) or rice cooker. Then add rice, stirring to combine.
Cover with a lid and turn rice onto medium high, until it comes to a boil. Reduce to medium low, slightly tilting lid to let steam release while cooking.
- If you are using a rice cooker, just combine ingredients, cover, and turn onto cook until your rice cooker has turned to done.
Cook for about 15 minutes, or until mostly all of the liquid has been absorbed.
Fluff the rice and taste test it for doneness, it should be al dente, if it is not quite done, place lid slightly offset, cooking an additional 3-5 minutes, or until tender.
Serve as a side with your favorite meal!
VARIATIONS TO THIS RECIPE
- This rice is so fantastic leftover, try it for breakfast! Pour some milk, cinnamon, and sugar on it for a yummy spin on breakfast! If you would like, even try adding some of your favorite oatmeal toppings, such as raisins or toasted nuts!
Easy Coconut White Rice
- 1 Can Coconut Milk full fat
- 1.5 Cups Water
- 2 Cups White Rice any type of white rice will do!
- Whisk coconut milk and water together in a medium nonstick sauce pan or rice cooker
- Add rice and stir to combine
- *If using rice cooker, place lid on and cook until rice cooker has indicated that it is done*
- Put lid on saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.
- Reduce heat to medium low and slightly offset lid so that steam can be released while cooking, and to prevent boil-over.
- Cook for about 15 minutes, or until most of the liquid has been absorbed.
- Fluff rice, and test to make sure doneness. The rice should be tender, if it is still not quite cooked completely, return lid to an offset and cook an additional 3-5 minutes, or until done.
- Serve hot with your favorite main course!
- Try using the leftovers for breakfast! Add some milk, cinnamon and sugar for a delightful breakfast treat! Add your favorite oatmeal toppings, such as raisins and toasted nuts for a delicious twist!
- Serve along side my Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken!