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Cilantro Lime Coconut Rice

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Diet: Gluten Free
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil (can be avocado or olive)
  • 2 cups jasmine rice, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ⅓ cups water
  • 113.5 oz can of full fat coconut milk 
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • Zest of one lime 
  • ⅓ cup chopped cilantro

Method

  1. Add the oil, rice, coconut milk, water, and salt, to a medium non-stick saucepan that has a tight fitting lid. Bring the rice to a boil, cover with the lid, and reduce the heat to a simmer. 
  2. Cook the rice for 15-20 minutes until all of the liquid has absorbed or according to the instructions on the package. 
  3. Once the rice has cooked, fluff it with a fork and let cool slightly. 
  4. Next, add the chopped cilantro, lime juice, and lime zest. 
  5. Use a fork to continue to fluff the rice until everything is well combined and then give the rice a taste. Adjust the seasoning to your liking and enjoy warm!

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