Coconut-Cilantro Rice with Lime

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Coconut-Cilantro Rice with Lime

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.2
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 7.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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Introduction

Turn your favorite side dish into something special in just a few minutes. Only five ingredients and packed with flavor, this dish is a winner! Turn your favorite side dish into something special in just a few minutes. Only five ingredients and packed with flavor, this dish is a winner!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup jasmine rice
    2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
    2 tablespoons light coconut milk
    juice and zest of 1 lime
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Tips

Pair with grilled shrimp or chicken topped with jarred mango chutney for supper in a hurry.


Directions

Prepare jasmine rice according to package directions.
Place the cooked rice in a medium bowl.
Stir in the shredded coconut, coconut milk, lime zest, and lime juice. Sprinkle the cilantro on top.

About 1/2 cup per portion

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  • 13 of 15 people found this review helpful
    For the comments below: If 1/2 cup is a serving and it makes four servings, then 2 cups cooked rice is the result. Therefore, you would use one cup of uncooked rice. Therefore, feel free to use whatever Jasmine rice suits you. I will pair with a spicy main dish as a "cooling" side. - 2/25/13

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
    No one has to know what brand of rice you use. I appreciate the recipes and the companies that pay to advertise on this site to keep it free for us. I have made rice like this using Jasmin rice from the bin section at Winco. It is delicious. I pair it with chicken, yummy. - 2/25/13

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Tasty but I think this twist from my local authentic Mexican place is better. Insead of water, cook the rice in low sodium chicken broth. But before cooking the rice, Quadruple the cilantro, put the broth and cilalntro into a blender to purify the cilantro,then cook the rice in that. Yum! - 2/25/13

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Odd.. I left my comment yesterday to try it today & rate and it vanished. Well, the recipe was delicious! I didn't use the brand name rice, only generic, left out the shredded coconut and added some garlic & onion. Nice and fluffy with lots of flavor. - 2/26/13

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I used a 7 grain blend and it was outstanding! PLEASE, don't feel that every recipe needs to be followed EXACTLY to the tee. If you don't care to use the name brand mentioned, appreciate the recipe for the guideline that it provides for so many other options. Use your imagination and tastebuds! - 2/25/13

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