Coconut Ginger Rice | Easy Recipe in 10 Min

  • Chopped Cilantro: This herb, which adds a touch of color and some refreshing end to the dish, is a lively garnish. Cilantro isn’t just about beauty; it’s also offering potential antioxidant benefits.

Each ingredient plays a crucial role, contributing to the overall harmony of flavors and textures in this Coconut Ginger Rice recipe.

Preparation:

coconut ginger rice

coconut ginger rice

Coconut Ginger Rice

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Coconut Ginger Rice is a delicious and aromatic dish that combines the notes of jasmine rice with coconut's richness and heat from ginger. This easy-to-follow recipe is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a breeze to prepare.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4 people
Calories 180 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Jasmine Rice Uncooked
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Freshly Grated
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Minced
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice Freshly squeezed
  • ½ cup Cilantro Chopped
  • Cashew nuts

Instructions
 

Preparation:

  • Soak Jasmine rice in cold or simple water if the water doesn't clear up.
  • Pour 2 tbsps of coconut oil or any oil in a large skillet, then let it warm up for a few minutes.

Aromatics:

  • Add fresh grated ginger and chopped garlic in the skillet. Sauté until it's aromatic, creating a rich base for your rice.

Rice and Broth:

  • Add the rinsed jasmine rice to the saucepan, stirring to coat the rice in the aromatic mixture.
  • Pour in the chicken broth and coconut milk, ensuring the liquid covers the rice.

Seasoning:

  • For ideal balance of flavor, add salt (according to your taste)to the mix.

Simmering:

  • Bring this mixture to a slow boil, reduce the heat down and cover it so that it is cooled. Allow the rice to absorb the flavors and become tender.

Finishing Touch:

  • Once the rice is cooked, stir in the freshly squeezed lime juice for a zesty kick.
    coconut ginger rice
  • Garnish the Coconut Ginger Rice with chopped cilantro, Cashew nuts, adding a burst of freshness and color.

Notes

Variations and Substitutions:
  1. For a vegan version, swap chicken broth with vegetable broth.
  2. Experiment with different types of rice for varied textures.
  3. Enhance the dish with added vegetables like peas or diced bell peppers.
Storage and Reheating:
 For a minimum of three days, keep all leftovers in an insulated container in the refrigerator. To restore moisture, heat up in the microwave or on the stove with a drop of water.
This Coconut Ginger Rice recipe is a delightful journey of flavors, perfect for family dinners or as a side dish for special occasions. Enjoy the fusion of coconut and ginger in every mouthful!
Keyword Aromatic Coconut Rice, Coconut Ginger Rice, Coconut Ginger Rice Recipe, Coconut Infused Side Dish, Flavored Rice Dish, Ginger Rice Pilaf, Jasmine Rice Recipe

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