Coconut Lime Rice is a flavorful side dish that pairs well with a variety of main courses. The combination of coconut and lime brings a unique and refreshing taste to traditional rice, making it a favorite among many. Give this recipe a try and elevate your dining experience with a touch of tropical goodness.
Coconut Lime Rice
- 2 cups jasmine rice
- 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
- Zest of 2 limes
- Juice of 1 lime
- Salt to taste
- Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
- Place jasmine rice in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under cold water until the water runs clear.
- In a medium saucepan, combine the rinsed rice, coconut milk, lime zest, lime juice, and a pinch of salt.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-18 minutes or until the rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid.
- Fluff the rice with a fork and let it sit, covered, for an additional 5 minutes.
- Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.
Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 48g, Protein: 5g