Coconut & lime rice

Coconut & lime rice

A great side by Lara Luck to go with meat, fish and poultry. It’s excellent with curries and stir fries too

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Gluten freeVeganVegetarianLow salt
  • Serves6
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time30 mins

Ingredients

  • 360g basmati rice
  • ½ onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 sprig/s thyme
  • 150ml coconut milk
  • 1 unwaxed lime, zest, plus 1 tbsp juice
  • ¼ x 25g pack flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • ¼ x 25g pack coriander, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Boil the kettle. Wash the rice under cold water a few times until the water runs clear. Put the rice into a large saucepan, then add the onion, garlic and thyme

  2. Pour 250ml of just-boiled water over the rice, along with the coconut milk. Cover and cook over a low heat for 20-25 minutes, until tender, topping up with a little water occasionally if needed. Remove and discard the garlic and thyme.

  3. Fold the lime juice and most of the lime zest and herbs through the rice, then scatter over the remaining zest and herbs before serving.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

957kJ/ 227kcals

Fat

5g

Saturated Fat

4.1g

Carbohydrates

40g

Sugars

1.3g

Fibre

1.9g

Protein

4.4g

Salt

0g

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