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Green Coconut Rice

Green Coconut Rice

Health JANUARY 2004

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 274
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 48g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 329mg
  • Calcium: 13mg
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