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How To Make Coconut Rice Recipe

Island Style Coconut Rice

What flavor! Definitely, give this recipe a try. I'm excited to hear what you think in the comments. This Island Style Coconut Rice Recipe is absolutely delicious.
Course BBQ, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1.5 Cups Basmati Rice You can use Jasmine too
  • 1.5 Cups Water
  • 14 Ounces Coconut milk
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • 1/8 Cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1.5 Teaspoons salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper


  1. In a dry skillet, toast the shredded coconut over medium-low heat for 4-5 minutes or until nicely browned and fragrant.
  2. Combine the basmati rice, coconut milk, water, coconut sugar, salt and pepper in a medium saucepan and heat on high until boiling.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, fluff with a fork, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Top with toasted coconut and live up the island dream!