Thai Coconut-Pineapple Rice

7
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A super side dish that combines Jasmine rice, coconut milk and pineapple with fresh mint and almonds. Great with Thai chicken or shrimp recipes.

Ingredients

light unsweetened coconut milk

1 cup(s)

water

1 cup(s)

ginger root

2 tsp, fresh, minced

table salt

½ tsp

uncooked jasmine rice

1 cup(s)

pineapple

1 cup(s), fresh, diced

uncooked scallion(s)

½ cup(s), chopped

mint leaves

¼ Tbsp, fresh, chopped

chopped almonds

2 Tbsp, toasted

fresh lime(s)

½ medium, cut into 4 wedges

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Notes

Sprinkle with salt before serving if desired.

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