Coconut-Lime Rice

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

 

Yield:

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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Susan Spann, Dunwoody, Georgia,

Southern Living

February 2011
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