Skip Nav
Parenting
I Wish My Wife and I Had Stayed Together For the Kids
Family Travel
This Stranger Became BFFs With a Boy With Special Needs on His Flight
Personal Essay
Why I'm Glad I Grew Up an Only Child

5 Ingredient Coconut Rice

5 Ingredient Coconut Rice

This is a simple and fun twist on rice! It's the perfect compliment to any Asian-inspired dish or delicious alongside any grilled meat or fish, and kids love its mild sweetness.

Serves 6

Ingredients

2 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil
2 cups long grain white rice
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
4 cups coconut milk, unsweetened
1/2 cup green onions (scallions), sliced

Preparation

In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the rice and cook, stirring, until the rice becomes translucent, about 2 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and stir in the coconut milk.

Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork, stir in the green onions, and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes before serving.

Amanda Haas is a cookbook author, cooking video host, and the founder of One Family One Meal, a website that helps families menu plan, grocery shop, and cook on a budget. Her latest writing collaboration is with renowned chef Todd English. The book, Cooking in Everyday English, is loaded with family-friendly recipes. Amanda’s own  cookbook, Real Family Food, is now available for pre-order from Amazon and will be released in the Fall of 2012.

Image Source: Amanda Haas

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, POPSUGAR.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Kids Naming Their Private Parts
Potty Training at Night
Signs of Sensory Processing Disorder
What Your Child Should Know by Kindergarten
Tips For Dealing With a Toddler Who Won't Listen
Should You Teach Kids to Share?
How to Deal With Back Talk From Kids

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds