Asian Coconut Rice

Asian Coconut Rice

Side Dish Rice

I tried so many different ways to duplicate my favorite restaurant's coconut rice after they went out of business. This one is perfect! Garnish with toasted coconut and chopped cilantro if you like.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 453
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 25m


  • 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked jasmine rice


  • 1   In a saucepan, combine coconut milk, water, sugar, and salt. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in rice. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 18 to 20 minutes, until rice is tender.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 20.9g 32%
    Saturated Fat 19.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 54mg 2%
Potassium 216mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 61.4g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
Protein 6.8g 14%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 0IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 20mg  
Iron 4mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 46mg  
Folate 14mcg