Someone PLEASE bring me back to Southeast Asia so I can eat the best rice dishes on the planet… Please?
I traveled to SE Asia during the summer of 2017. Those were the days, man. It was like 6 weeks of pure foodie inspiration. Rice, curries, fresh fruit, toasties from the 7/11…If you know, you know.
The abundance of carbs I ate while there was record-breaking, and the best part is, I didn’t gain a pound…I actually lost weight. Afterall, you step outside and instantly sweat off a few kilos in the 50-degree weather. And now, I have a plethora of different rice dishes under my belt!
So let’s chat about this coconut rice dish. I just love coconut ‘er-thang! This rice makes for a perfect side dish to any meal – It has a creamy quality to it and it takes minutes to whip up. Here is what you will need:
- jasmine rice
- coconut milk
Let’s get started!
Coconut Lime Cilantro Rice
Serving size: 3-4
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
- 1 cup jasmine rice
- 1 cup canned coconut milk
- 1 cup water
- juice of 1/2 lime
- 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
- Add rice, coconut milk, water and a generous pinch of salt to a saucepan and bring up to a boil. Turn heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes (or according to rice package directions).
- Remove from heat and add the lime juice and cilantro to the rice, fluff with a fork to combine.
- Serve immediately.
*Add a touch of honey to the rice while cooking for a hint of sweetness.