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coconut rice recipe

Coconut Rice

No more plain rice, try this tasty coconut rice dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Jamaican
Keyword gluten-free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 230kcal
Author Lesa


  • 1 ½ cups Long grain rice
  • 2 cups Fresh coconut milk
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 Stalk scallion


  • Pour the coconut milk, add the coconut oil, salt and the scallion and bring to a boil on medium heat.
  • Wash the rice and pour it in to the pot, stir well.
  • Cover. Once the this starts boiling turn the heat to low and let to rice cook until all the liquid is evaporated.
  • Turn the off and let the rice rest for about three minutes then serve.


  • I use fresh coconut milk but canned milk can also be used. 


Calories: 230kcal