How To Make Easy Light Coconut Rice
Turn your usual plain rice into a tastier, fluffier, and creamier rice with our easy-to-make and light coconut rice cooked with coconut milk plus sugar.
- 13ozlight coconut milk,(1 can) or regular coconut milk
- 1½cupsjasmine rice,uncooked
- 1tspsesame seeds,optional
Combine the coconut milk, water, sugar, and salt in a saucepan with a cover.
Mix to combine the salt and the sugar.
Add in the rice and stir to combine.
Bring the mixture to a boil.
Cover and simmer on low heat for 18 minutes.
Turn off the burner and let it sit untouched for 5 minutes.
Remove cover and, using a large spoon, scrape the layers gently until the rice is all fluffed.
Top with sesame seeds, if desired.
Regular coconut milk works too, but it is just sweeter and creamier.
- Calories: 225.62kcal
- Fat: 4.85g
- Saturated Fat: 3.37g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 0.19g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.19g
- Carbohydrates: 39.60g
- Fiber: 0.66g
- Sugar: 2.56g
- Protein: 3.39g
- Sodium: 114.15mg
- Calcium: 19.38mg
- Potassium: 55.58mg
- Iron: 2.07mg
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