Coconut Rice

Level

Easy

Time

35Min

SERVES

2

Coconut rice – easy peasy

Nothing tastes more like the Caribbean than coconut rice and fresh fish. When we visited Belize coconut rice and beans were our constant companions. If you feel like bringing some exotic flavors to your rice dish, this recipe is for you! It’s super easy to prepare and will add a mild coconut flavor!

Level

Easy

Time

25Min

SERVES

4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2,5 cups coconut milk

Instructions

How to make your own coconut milk:

  1. Make your very own coconut water! It’s super tasty! All you need is a strong blender and two coconuts.
  2. Crack the coconuts using a hammer.
  3. Apply it to the midriff (between the three eyes and the pointier side).
  4. Drain the coconut milk into a bowl.
  5. Use a butter knife to remove the flesh and blend it till finely sliced.
  6. Add coconut water and pour the mix through a cloth and squeeze it over a bowl. And tadaa: You have produced your own coconut milk!
  7. We like to add some of the “leftovers” from the cloth to our rice for extra coconut flavor 

Prepare the rice

  1. Add rice and two cups of coconut milk to a boil. Leave the lid open and apply high heat
  2. Turn down the heat and let the rice simmer for about 20 minutes until it’s not hard and grainy
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