Rice With Coconut Milk

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

From Grace Young, "The Best of Thailand: A Cookbook".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse rice in several changes of water.
  2. Drain, discard water and set aside.
  3. In a medium pot, over medium heat, bring coconut cream to a boil.
  4. Add rice, sugar and salt.
  5. Add coconut milk and return to a boil.
  6. Cook, partially covered, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, 15 to 20 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed and the rice has fluffed.
Most Helpful

Coconut power, no subtlety! Possibly the richest rice, on the sweet side, it was a good counterpoint to Shake and Bake Mix and simply steamed broccoli. I scaled the recipe to 2 2/3 servings to use one 14.5-oz. can of coconut milk, and the rest of the measurements worked out easily. Stay close to a recommended 1/2 cup serving size because this was very filling. Made for Zaar Stars Tag.

KateL March 19, 2014

A perfect companion for Thai Chicken. Loved the flavors of this fragrant rice cooked in coconut milk. Made for ZWT9.

PaulaG August 22, 2013

Served this with Thai chicken and peanut sauce, and it was lovely.<br/>The fragrance whilst cooking was just wonderful.<br/>Can't go wrong with this recipe, it was loved by all the family.

Tisme August 22, 2013