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Green Coconut Rice

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon peeled, minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 cups light coconut milk, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 274
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 48 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 329 mg
  • calcium 13 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté ginger and 1 cup rice 30 seconds. Stir in 1 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 cup coconut milk; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 15 minutes, or until tender. Puree 1 cup coconut milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, lime juice, spinach, and sugar in a blender. Fold into rice.