Green Coconut Rice

Green Coconut Rice


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon peeled, minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 cups light coconut milk, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté ginger and 1 cup rice 30 seconds. Stir in 1 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 cup coconut milk; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 15 minutes, or until tender. Puree 1 cup coconut milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, lime juice, spinach, and sugar in a blender. Fold into rice.

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 274
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 6g
Carbohydrate per serving: 48g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 329mg
Calcium per serving: 13mg

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