Coconut-Curry Bananas and Rice

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.

Yield: Makes about 6 cups
Recipe from Coastal Living

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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. 1. Cook rice according to package directions; cover and keep warm.
  2. 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.
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