Coconut & lime rice

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A simple side dish to cool down spicy mains - use either jasmine or basmati rice. Try it with our chicken teriyaki skewers

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal340
  • fat12g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein6g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 250g jasmine or basmati rice
  • 5 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • zest and juice 1 lime
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  • small pack coriander, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Cook the rice following pack instructions. Add the coconut about 5 mins before the end of the cooking time. Stir in the lime zest and juice, and the coriander. Serve immediately.

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Comments (5)

lizleicester's picture
5

Used Basmati rice and followed the recipe. The result was delicious served with Thai shredded chicken & runner bean salad (also on this site).

Trixie403's picture
5

A tasty alternative to plain rice. We make it with the chicken teriyaki skewers. Delicious

miss_brightside's picture
5

Lovely yet simple side dish - served this with the baked peanut chicken recipe and some soy sauce. Such a nice change from plain rice.

rosievimes's picture
5

This is a lovely side dish that's simple to make and full of flavour. I served it alongside the Miso Salmon recipe and it worked very well. Would really recommend it if you're looking for a more interesting (and tasty) way to serve rice.

richas111's picture

Nice recipe to make a change from plain rice. Think I went OTT with the coriander a little and it overpowered the coconut, however still very good and will make again, going a little easier on the coriander.
Had this with the bbc good food chicken teriyaki skewers, worked well together.

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