Coconut-Lime Rice

The Twist: Light coconut milk and a splash of fresh citrus add a sunny tropical edge to jasmine rice.



Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Other: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 104
Fat 2 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 19.8 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 204 mg
Calcium 0.7 mg


1 cup light coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups uncooked jasmine rice
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice


Bring coconut milk, salt, and 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in rice; cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching, 20 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in lime zest and juice.