Very tropical. I like this with fish. I prefer unsweetened coconut, but you can use sweetened if you like. You can also use a peach or nectarine instead of a mango, and parsley or coriander in place of chives. (In other words this is a basic recipe you can play with.)

Coconut Rice

Joan Donogh
You can vary the ingredients to your taste.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 small mango peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives chopped

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add coconut and cook and stir until browned.
  • Add onion and cook 1 minute.
  • Stir in rice. Add broth and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in mango. Sprinkle with chives. Makes 6 servings.

 

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