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Coconut Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian Fusion
Keyword Coconut rice, Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Author Two Pink Peonies


  • 1 cup jasmine rice rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 can light coconut milk
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar (can sub whtie sugar, if desired)
  • ½ cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup water


  • In a skillet, add the oil and toast the coconut flakes for about 2-3 minutes on medium heat or until lightly browned.
  • In a medium pot, add the rice (be sure to rinse and drain it for the best possible flavor), rice vinegar, coconut milk, sugar, salt and a one cup of water.
  • Bring the pot to a boil and stir well.
  • Reduce the heat and then let it simmer for about twenty minutes.
  • When rice is cooled top with the toasted coconut.