Thai Coconut-Pineapple Rice
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A super side dish that combines Jasmine rice, coconut milk and pineapple with fresh mint and almonds. Great with Thai chicken or shrimp recipes.
light unsweetened coconut milk1 cup(s)
ginger root2 tsp, fresh, minced
table salt½ tsp
uncooked jasmine rice1 cup(s)
pineapple1 cup(s), fresh, diced
uncooked scallion(s)½ cup(s), chopped
mint leaves¼ Tbsp, fresh, chopped
chopped almonds2 Tbsp, toasted
fresh lime(s)½ medium, cut into 4 wedges
- In a medium saucepan, combine coconut milk, water, ginger and 1/2 teaspoon of salt; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in rice; reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender and most of liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
- Remove from heat; add pineapple, scallions and mint (do not stir). Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds; fluff rice with a fork. Serve with lime wedges to squeeze over rice. Yields about 1 cup per serving.