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    Coconut Basmati Rice Pilaf

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    FloridaNative's Note:

    From "The Florida Keys Cookbook", I thought this sounded like a wonderful combination of flavors and textures. Sounds great to go with grilled mahi or a tangy island chicken dish.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8-10

    Yield:

    1/2 cup ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place rice in a large, nonstick pot. Cover rice with water and, with your hands, agitate the rice, releasing the starch. Pour off the cloudy water then repeat this process until the water is clear. Pour off the water a final time and drain rice in a colander.
    2. 2
      Place drained rice, 2 cups water, coconut milk, and salt in a large pot. Stir to combine. Bring to a fast boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover pot and simmer rice until just tender and liquid is absorbed, about 25 to 30 minutes.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, melt butter in a large nonstick skillet. Add onions, raisins, and cashews. Saute, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes.
    4. 4
      When liquid has been absorbed and rice is tender, fluff rice with a fork.
    5. 5
      Add onion mixture to rice and toss with a fork. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    6. 6
      Transfer to a serving bowl.
    7. 7
      TO MAKE AHEAD: Rice can be chilled and refrigerated overnight. Microwave for 3 minutes or until heated through before serving.
    8. 8
      NOTE: Substitute dried cranberries or dried cherries for the raisins for a different flavor boost. Rehydrate them in 1/4-cup warm water and then drain them before using in this recipe.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 30, 2011

      55

      Loved this! I halved the raisins and went heavy on the cashews :) I must have had particularily potent coconut milk because the flavour was spot on for me. Made for ZWT7 (The Hot Pink Ladies)

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    • on June 23, 2011

      55

      Loved the raisins, cashews, and coconut in this rice dish. I feel like I was an island somewhere in the Pacific, and it was so nice. I would of never thought about making rice like this, and it was so tasty, I might put stock in basmati rice! Lovely, and thanks for posting! Made for ZWT7

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    • on June 20, 2011

      55

      Wonderful rice dish! We loved the cashews, in fact I added closer to a cup of them. They added such a nice flavor and texture. After reading some other reviews, I added about 1/4 teaspoon of coconut extract for a more pronounced coconut flavor. Served with Chicken Curry With Mango #383741. We eat a lot of curries and will use this rice recipe again! ZWT7 - Shady Ladies

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    Nutritional Facts for Coconut Basmati Rice Pilaf

    Serving Size: 1 (152 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 487.4
     
    Calories from Fat 176
    36%
    Total Fat 19.5 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 12.7 g
    63%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 566.6 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.2 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 33.2 g
    133%
    Protein 6.0 g
    12%

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