Red Coconut Rice is the perfect balance of sweet coconut and pungent spice. Kids love the color and taste, and adults love the layer of flavor you get from the curry paste. Serve this with your favorite stir-fry as a great alternative to plain rice.

Amanda Haas
Recipe by Oxmoor House September 2012

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
3 mins
total:
33 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add curry paste and ginger; sauté 30 seconds. Add 1/2 cup water, salt, and coconut milk, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil; add rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes; fluff with a fork. Garnish with coconut, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

54 calories; calories from fat 0%; fat 1.2g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 9.8g; fiber 0.1g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0.1mg; sodium 183mg; calcium 1mg.
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