LOVE life Red pepper & coconut stir-fried rice

Silvana Franco shows you how to make this vibrant rice which counts for two of your five a day.

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Tags: love life, red pepper coconut rice, healthy, low fat, Silvana Franco,

Recipe - Serves: 4


200g brown basmati & wild rice
Sunflower oil spray
2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced
3cm piece root ginger, chopped
280g fine green beans, halved
60g Waitrose coconut chunks, roughly chopped
260g pack essential Waitrose spinach
2 tsp Lingham’s ginger, garlic & chilli sauce


1. Cook the rice in a large pan of boiling water for 20-25 minutes. 

2. Meanwhile, spray a large frying pan with oil and gently cook the red peppers and ginger for 8 minutes until the peppers are tender.

3. Add the beans to the rice and cook for a further 4 minutes until both are tender, then drain well.

4. Stir the coconut into the peppers and cook for 2 minutes, then stir in the rice and beans, spinach and sauce and cook for a further couple of minutes until the spinach is just wilting.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,243kJ/295kcals
Fat 9.2g
Saturated Fat 5.5g
Carbohydrate 44.1g
Sugars 8.1g
Salt 0.2g

9g protein, 7.5g fibre, 136mg vitamin C per serving

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