Coconut Rice is a favorite in many countries. In this recipe, coconut milk and lime zest add flavor elements to this easy-to-prepare dish. Often served with fish and seafood, it is also wonderful with spicy foods. Great for any occasion.
1 (11.8-ounce) can coconut water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup medium grain rice
2/3 cup (5 ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk*
Grated lime zest (optional)
- Bring coconut water to a boil in medium pot on medium heat. Add salt and rice. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until water is almost absorbed.
- Add evaporated milk. Cook, covered, stirring occasionally for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Some additional water maybe needed to reach desired texture of rice.
- Remove from heat. Stir in grated lime zest, to taste, if desired.
Makes 7 servings.
*NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Fat-Free or Low-Fat 2% Evaporated Milk may also be used.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/7 of recipe): Calories: 130 Calories from Fat: 15 Total Fat: 1.5 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 5 mg Sodium: 200 mg Carbohydrates: 26 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 5 g Protein: 3 g.
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