Coconut Rice

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by SouthernBell2627

This recipe is from "Woman's World", February 7, 2006. Excellent side dish!

Top Review by echo echo

We had this tonight with tuna steaks. The rice was the highlight of the meal. It was fine with the peas, but it would be just as good without them, I'm sure. A keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In dry pot over medium heat, cook coconut, stirring until lightly browned. Remove from pot. Set aside.
  2. In same pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add ginger, salt, and pepper' cook until softened. Add coconut milk and 1 1/2 cups water. Increase heat to high; boil.
  3. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 12-15 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in peas and coconut flakes. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.

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