Today’s recipe is a toasted coconut rice recipe. It’s an awesome side dish which works so nicely with spicy meat dishes and fish. I served this rice recently with a Thai-inspired stewed chicken, it was so good. My friend was visiting, a male “friend”, and he shared the meal with me. I thought he might balk at the idea of toasted coconut rice, but he loved it, so I took a bow, and now feel comfortable that you will love it too.
All you need to recreate this dish is, white rice, coconut milk, water and coconut flakes, oh and some salt, of course. Just a few ingredients to make a truly tasty side dish.
You’ve got to give this recipe a try, it’s super easy and wonderfully tasty, and doesn’t it look beautiful?
If you have someone in your family that really loves rice, this will be a really nice alternative to plain rice, or rice and beans. The coconut milk penetrates the rice grains and combined with toasted coconut flakes you get this interesting mouthful that wakes up the palate.
Toasted coconut rice, is a great dinner party dish. It’s tasty, good-looking and a twist on something traditional. Try this recipe the next time you have guests you want to wow – this will do the job for sure.
This toasted coconut rice recipe is inspired by a meal I had at RIU Palace Jamaica. They served coconut rice with a wonderfully tasty miso sea bass. I wanted to lick my plate clean, it was a gorgeous meal. I resisted, and instead vowed to share a coconut rice recipe with you, so here it is…