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Almond-Coconut Rice

Prep time 2 mins
Cook time 6 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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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