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Coconut Lime Sticky Rice Recipe

Coconut Lime Sticky Rice Recipe

Okay, the song was really irritating, but Harry Nilsson was right. If you put the lime in the coconut then you do feel better. Less annoying, we hope, our tropical rice dish mixes a plain long grain with creamy coconut milk and tart lime juice, creating a swinging side dish that works great alongside Thai, Indian and Caribbean flavors.

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“I have a wild bunch of coconuts.”

-Benny Hill


1 1/2 cups jasmine rice
1 1/2 cups coconut milk, well shaken
1 1/2 cups water
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp kosher salt


1) In a medium saucepan, combine rice, coconut milk, water, lime juice, lime zest, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover and reduce heat to low, simmering for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand covered for 5 minutes. Fluff gently with fork.

Serves 6

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