Coconut Ginger Rice

Rich with coconut flavour. Incredibly easy to throw together
coconut ginger rice

Coconut Ginger rice is a dish prepared by cooking white rice in coconut milk or coconut flakes. As both the coconut and the rice plant are indigenous in places all around the world, coconut rice too is found in many cultures (spanning across the equator from the caribbean to southeast-Asia). This recipe adds the warmth of ginger to enhance this popular rice dish.

AuthorHungry PandaCategoryDifficultyBeginner

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time8 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time58 mins

 2 cups long grain white rice
 1 tsp minced ginger (fresh or jar is fine)
 125 ml chicken/vegetable stock
 1 tin of coconut milk
 1 pinch salt
 1 dash lemon or lime juice
 1 Thai chili finely chopped (for garnish, can be left out)
 3 sticks scallions (spring onions) finely chopped (for garnish, can be left out)

1

Place 2 cups of rice in your rice cooker inner bowl, add coconut milk, stock, salt and ginger to the long grain mark labelled 2 on the inner bowl. Start the cooking cycle using the long grain rice setting. If your rice cooker only has a ‘white’ setting then use this.

2

Once the cooking cycle has finished, stir the rice and let it sit on keep warm setting for 15 minutes.

3

Just before you are ready to serve add a squirt of lime/lemon juice and add scallion and chilli to garnish if you are using it.

Ingredients

 2 cups long grain white rice
 1 tsp minced ginger (fresh or jar is fine)
 125 ml chicken/vegetable stock
 1 tin of coconut milk
 1 pinch salt
 1 dash lemon or lime juice
 1 Thai chili finely chopped (for garnish, can be left out)
 3 sticks scallions (spring onions) finely chopped (for garnish, can be left out)

Directions

1

Place 2 cups of rice in your rice cooker inner bowl, add coconut milk, stock, salt and ginger to the long grain mark labelled 2 on the inner bowl. Start the cooking cycle using the long grain rice setting. If your rice cooker only has a ‘white’ setting then use this.

2

Once the cooking cycle has finished, stir the rice and let it sit on keep warm setting for 15 minutes.

3

Just before you are ready to serve add a squirt of lime/lemon juice and add scallion and chilli to garnish if you are using it.

Coconut ginger rice

Eat and enjoy!