Coconut milk, brown rice, coconut flakes, fresh ginger and cilantro are combined to create this simple side dish, perfect to accompany many Thai dishes.
Yield: 4 servings

Brown Coconut Rice with Cilantro

Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
Coconut milk, brown rice, coconut flakes, fresh ginger and cilantro are combined to create this simple side dish, perfect to accompany many Thai dishes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice (brown jasmine, basmati or short grain works well)
  • 1 cup lite coconut milk (Thai Kitchen)
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1/4 tsp salt (or more to taste)
  • 2 tbsp sweetened grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp cilantro

Instructions

  • In a medium sized heavy pot, add coconut milk, rice, water, ginger, garlic, salt and coconut; bring to a bowl over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until all liquid evaporates, about 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, keep covered for 10 more minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork; toss with cilantro.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4th, Calories: 206kcal, Carbohydrates: 35.1g, Protein: 3.1g, Fat: 5.4g, Saturated Fat: 3.2g, Sodium: 154.3mg, Fiber: 1.8g, Sugar: 1.3g
Blue Smart Points: 8
Green Smart Points: 8
Purple Smart Points: 8
Points +: 5