Coconut-Curry Bananas and Rice

Coconut-Curry Bananas and Rice Recipe
Photo: Levi Brown
Stir in 2 cups grilled and chopped chicken, and then chill the mixture to turn this flavorful side dish into a hearty salad.


Makes about 6 cups
Total time: 35 Minutes

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes


2 cups long-grain white rice
3 bananas, sliced
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1/2 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley


1. Cook rice according to package directions; cover and keep warm.

2. Toss bananas in orange juice in a medium bowl. Stir in curry powder and next 5 ingredients. Fold in cooked rice, and sprinkle with chopped herbs.

Rita Held,

Coastal Living

March 2012
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