It's difficult to prepare just 1/3 cup of rice, so go ahead and make 1 cup, and use the rest later in a stir-fry or fried rice. Serve this soup with Asian Cucumber Salad. Use the remaining canned coconut milk as a marinade for fish or to boost the flavor of rice or couscous.


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1 serving (serving size: about 2 1/2 cups)


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  • Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium saucepan, and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.

  • Remove from heat; stir in coconut milk, onions, chopped cilantro, and lime juice. Spoon rice into a soup bowl; ladle soup over rice.

Nutrition Facts

340 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 10.7g; saturated fat 6.3g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 30g; carbohydrates 27.3g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 129mg; iron 7.3mg; sodium 995mg; calcium 92mg.