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coconut rice recipe in a serving bowl topped with sliced green onions on a gray surface with forks, a striped napkin and a bowl of broccoli

Easy Coconut Rice Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Cuisine: Asian


Easy Coconut Rice Recipe | This creamy rice is the perfect side dish for your favorite meals. It pairs well with so many cuisines – Thai, Jamaican, Indian – and can be made with several kinds of rice. Try it with shrimp, chicken or your favorite vegan dish. #rice #coconut


  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 cup full-fat, canned coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Combine the ingredients in a large saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for about 20 minutes – until rice is fluffy and liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat and allow rice to sit for an additional 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Keywords: easy, 5 ingredient