Coconut Thai Rice

Coconut Thai Rice 580 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Coconut Thai Rice 580

Steeped in the flavours of coconut and ginger, this fragrant Thai rice is a delicious sampling of just how versatile rice can be.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Thai jasmine rice
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup other long grain rice
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced gingerroot
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method

If using jasmine rice, rinse under cold running water until water runs clear. Let drain. Set aside.

In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic, onion and gingerroot, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in coconut milk and 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) water; bring to boil. Stir in rice; cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. With fork, stir in salt.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 296 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 284.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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