Coconut Rice Dishes
Author Carrie Keagan is preparing three delicious dishes with coconut rice.

Ingredients for Coconut Rice

  • 1 14 oz can coconut milk, unsweetened (low fat or regular)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup brown jasmine rice

Ingredients for Breakfast Coconut Rice (Serve hot or cold)

  • 1 cup coconut rice
  • 3 tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • shaved coconut or unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup mango, diced
  • honey, to taste

Ingredients for Shrimp and Rice Stir Fry

  • water
  • Leftover coconut rice
  • 3 tablespoons braggs or low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon agave or honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup snow peas, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 pound large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (i used frozen shrimp that i defrosted).
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds, optional

Directions for Coconut Rice

1. Place the coconut milk, water and salt in a medium size pot and bring to a boil.

2. Add the rice, stir until combine, bring back to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer.

3. Cook for 30 minutes, turn heat off and let sit covered for 10 minutes.

4. Serve.

Directions for Breakfast Coconut Rice

1. Place all of the ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.

Directions for Stir-Fry

1. Take 1/2 package of rice noodles, break in half, and soften by following the package directions.

2. Combine the soy sauce, agave and cornstarch in a bowl and stir to combine (sauce will thicken).

3. Heat a wok or a large saute pan over medium heat with oil and add the chopped bell pepper, scallions, snow peas, garlic and ginger, and saute for 3 minutes stirring continuously.

4. Add the carrots and shrimp and cook for another 2 minutes stirring continuously or until the shrimp are cooked through and pink.

5. Create a well in the center of the wok or pan and pour in the soy sauce mixture and heat for 30 seconds.

6. Add the drained rice noodles to the pan, stir fry for another minute or until noodles, shrimp and vegetables are coated with the sauce and are heated through.

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