Coconut Mango Rice

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mommy Diva

A fun Caribbean inspired recipe I found to post for ZWT3.

Top Review by Mia in Germany

Great rice recipe! I wish my mango had been more flavourful - the ones you get here use to be quite watery, so mine didn't do the recipe justice. But it was delicious anyway, and I can imagine how fantastic it would be with a ripe, fragrant mango. I'll make this again :) Thanks for sharing!
Made for Cook-A-Thon for Mommy Diva February 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add sweet onion, ginger and garlic, if using.
  3. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add rice and stir until grains are coated with butter.
  5. Shake can of coconut milk; add to rice along with water, salt and curry, if using.
  6. Cover and bring mixture to a boil.
  7. Stir and reduce heat to low; Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, peel mango and slice into thin bite-size strips or chop, then place in a bowl.
  9. Seed and chop pepper, slice green onions in half, lengthwise, then into 1-inch (2.5-cm) pieces; Add to mango and stir in lime juice.
  10. After rice has cooked 20 minutes, stir in mango mixture.
  11. Cover, remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes to warm mango.
  12. Serve scattered with coriander, if you wish.
  13. A nice way to present this dish is to lightly pack rice mixture into a small rounded bowl or cup, then turn out onto a plate and top with coriander.
  14. Enjoy! ;).

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