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Coconut Rice Recipe - Try This Amazing Dish!

Updated on September 16, 2014

Do You Like Coconut Rice?

If you like rice and coconut like I do, then you will surely like the coconut rice recipe that is included here. I am a big fan of the coco nut and I love just about anything made with or from it. If you are the same way, then here you will find plenty of delectable dishes to keep your taste buds happy!

I will never forget the first time I tried it - it was THAT good! I stopped off at a local Thai restaurant in the city where I am from and ordered it because I had never tried it and it sounded interesting. Boy was I hooked. That first mouthful was amazing and I literally didn't even want to eat the rest of my food. Ever since then I always order it and I am rarely disappointed.

If you haven't given it a try, then wait no longer. Now is the time!

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Are you a fan? - Do you like it or not?

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Super Simple Recipe!

Make minute rice according to package directions but use one cup of coconut milk in place of one cup of water and sprinkle in some nutmeg. For jasmine rice it is 1 cup rice to 1 cup coconut milk and ½ cup water. Once rice is cooked, stir in salt and pepper, and 2 Tablespoons butter.

Don't Have Time To Make It Yourself? - Try these great choices!

A Taste of Thai Garlic Basil Coconut Rice, 6.7 oz Box, 6 Piece
A Taste of Thai Garlic Basil Coconut Rice, 6.7 oz Box, 6 Piece

Sweet with the savory spiciness of garlic and basil.

Archer Farms Coconut Cashew Basmati Rice 9.9oz
Archer Farms Coconut Cashew Basmati Rice 9.9oz

A nut lover? Try the cashew coconut rice.


Doesn't this look tasty? - A perfect pairing with mango!

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Coconut And Mango

Mango, a delicious tropical fruit is the perfect accompaniment. The combination is amazing!

Another delicious bowl... - It's so delicious with your favorite curry dish!!

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When do you eat it?

Which season is right for exploring a new recipe?

I can tell you that I can eat this yummy food any time of the year! It's really excellent year-round. It seems perfect to warm up to a steaming bowl on a chilly day, but it's also a tropical favorite for a warm summer's night. When is your favorite season to eat it?.

When is your favorite time to eat this awesome dish?

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What Cuisines Is This Closest To?

If you like these flavors, then it is likely that you will also enjoy many Asian cuisines. Some to try include Thai, Chinese, Malaysian, Vietnamese and Filipino. Explore these cuisines and others and let your taste buds rule!

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Share your favorites!

As you can see by now, I LOVE this dish, but there are so many ways to serve it. You can have it with fruit, such as mango, or you can go the savory route and spice it up. This lens is just begging for more twists and ideas, so I do hope you will share yours here in my Guestbook. I do like to cook, but I certainly like to eat even more. There is no need to let this classic meal get boring so let's share our creations here.

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Do You Love Coconut Rice? - Share your thoughts here

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      othellos 4 years ago

      Delightful lens. Thank you for publishing it.

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      click2CYtoday 4 years ago

      This sounds delicious! I've never had coconut rice before, but I do love coconut and will be sure to try this soon!

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      I could eat coconut rice any day of the year. Love the taste.

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      lilPinkfairy288 5 years ago

      Great recipe and lens!

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      goo2eyes lm 6 years ago

      yes i do. i grew up with cocunuts. i swam in the river with coconuts. we cleaned the floor with cocunut husks. we used the cocunut shells as spoons and forks.

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      Jackie Block 6 years ago from SE Michigan

      I love coconut and I love rice, so I'm sure I'd love coconut rice. Will give this a try, Thanks for sharing.