Sweet and Savory Coconut Rice

  • Author: kate jones


This Sweet and Savory Coconut Rice pairs perfectly with anything summery or tropical!



2 cups Jasmine or Basmati rice
1 can coconut milk
2 cups water
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Splash of white or rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon white sugar
Handful of chopped green onions, plus chopped green onion tops for garnish
Black pepper to taste


Combine rice, coconut milk, water, salt, vinegar, and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil Turn heat to low and cover for 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Allow to stand 5 minutes. Add green onions, black pepper (if desired), and additional salt if necessary.

Serve with any Asian or tropical-inspired food.