Almond-Coconut Rice

This easy rice side dish recipe adds a nice flavor punch to whole-grain brown rice with almonds, shredded coconut, and spices.  It pairs well with Asian dishes.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 2 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 147
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 4.2 g
Carbohydrate 19.8 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 86 mg
Calcium 35 mg


1 (10-ounce) package frozen whole-grain brown rice
1/3 cup slivered almonds
3 tablespoons flaked sweetened coconut
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt


1. Microwave rice according to package directions.

2. While rice cooks, heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add almonds and coconut; cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add rice, cumin, and salt, stirring to blend.


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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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