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Coconut Cilantro Rice


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  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Coconut Cilantro Rice is the perfect side dish for any meal! White rice simmered in decadent coconut milk until light and fluffy. Fold in a little chopped cilantro, season to taste with salt and pepper and you have a rice side dish just as delicious as the main course!


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 13.5 oz can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Combine the rice, water and coconut milk together in a medium-sized sauce pan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, cover with a lid and then reduce the heat to low.
  2. Allow to simmer on low, covered, for about 15 minutes, or until the rice has absorbed all the liquid and is cooked through. Gently fluff the cooked rice with a fork and fold the chopped cilantro in. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

Notes

  • This coconut cilantro rice is the perfect side dish for many different occasions and cuisines!
  • Once cooled, store in an air-tight container for delicious leftovers or meal prep.
  • If you don’t have cilantro, it is still delicious without!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
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