Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice

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Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice

Now this is a really quick go with recipe. Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice.I made this recipe to go with the Date Night Dinner recipe Spicy Honey Chicken. When having a spicy meal it’s always nice to have something creamy as a balance.

Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice
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Serves: 2
 
Creamy Rice Side Dish
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 can 13.5 0z Lite Coconut Milk
  • ⅔ cup brown jasmine rice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
Instructions
  1. Rinse rice. Set aside. Place coconut milk, salt and oil in a 2 qt. saucepan and bring to a boil. Add rinsed rice and stir. Cover and reduce heat to simmer. Simmer 25 -30 minutes or until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed. You may need to add ¼ to ⅓ cup of water if the liquid is absorbed before the rice is cooked.Stir in garlic, cilantro and green onions. Serve
Notes
You can use regular rice instead of brown.

I have started using coconut milk when making rice instead of water when I want to have that rich creamy texture.

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