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Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr
Recipe posted by request. Cook time reflects chill time as well.
Make and share this Coconut Rice Salad recipe from Food.com.
- 5 green onions, sliced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1⁄2 cup loosely packed cilantro leaf
- 1⁄2 cup loosely packed mint leaf
- 1⁄2 cup loosley packed fresh parsley leaves
- 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk (regular or lite)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 1⁄2 cups long grain white rice
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons sea salt
- 2 medium ripe peaches, chopped
- 1 medium red pepper, chopped
- 1 1⁄2 cups chopped English cucumbers
- 1 medium mango, peeled pitted and chopped
- 1⁄4 cup chopped red onion
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 1⁄4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 cup canola oil (lite if you can)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- In a food processor combine 1/4 of the sliced green onions, the garlic, cilantro, mint, and parsley.
- Pulse to finely chop and scrape into a glass bowl.
- Add the coconut milk mixing well.
- Measure and add enough water to make 4 cups.
- Whisk well and set aside.
- In a large pot over medium high heat add the rice and oil.
- Stir to coat.
- Add the coconut milk mixture.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and cover.
- Cook rice for 18 minutes, remove from heat and let stand covered 5 minutes.
- Turn rice out into a large bowl and toss well to cool and separate.
- Place in the fridge, stirring often to help cool.
- In a food processor combine the mango, red onion, garlic, sugar, red wine vinegar and puree until smooth.
- While machine is running slowly and in a very thin stream add the oil.
- Add the salt and pepper and pulse to combine.
- To the rice add the peaches, red pepper and cucumber.
- If serving right away toss with dressing to coat.
- If serving later cover rice mixture and dressing seprately.
- Add the desired amount of dressing right before serving.
This is on the money. We were running late to get to friends' for dinner, so I spread the rice out on a cookie sheet over ice to cool. It was cool and ready to go in ten minutes. This paired great with an Asian inspired pork tenderloin and nectarine salad. Awesome by the pool on a hot day!
What a wonderful rice salad! I left out the cilantro because I had none, and used shallots instead of the green onions. Otherwise I made it as suggested, and it was a real hit! Thanks for posting :) Made for POOL PARTY TAG GAME MAY 2010.