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Coconut Lime Rice

  • Author: Tastes Lovely
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 people 1x


  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup white jasmine rice*
  • 1 13.5 ounce can of light (or low fat) coconut milk
  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of half a lime
  • salt to taste


  1. In a small sauce pan over medium high heat, saute the rice in the coconut oil for just 1 minute. Pour in the can of coconut milk and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, cover with a lid, and reduce heat to low. Simmer the rice covered for 35 minutes. Remove from heat, and allow to sit with the lid on for another 10 minutes.
  2. Remove the lid, fluff the rice with a fork, then stir in the lime zest, lime juice, and salt to taste. Serve warm.


*This recipe is the ratio for white or jasmine rice. If using brown rice, you will need more liquid and cook it for longer. Follow your specific rice’s cooking directions, and replace water with equal parts coconut milk.