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Coconut-Curry Bananas and Rice

Photo: Levi Brown
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Total time 35 mins
Yield Makes about 6 cups
Stir in 2 cups grilled and chopped chicken, and then chill the mixture to turn this flavorful side dish into a hearty salad.

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.