Coconut Rice with Pineapple

Inspired by Dainty Chefs

This delicious and different rice goes great with pork or chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup/ 250mL Dainty Jasmine rice
  • 2 ΒΌ cups/ 560mL Light Coconut Milk
  • 2 Lemon Grass Stems
  • 1 cup/ 250mL Water
  • 2 slices Fresh Pineapple, peeled & diced
  • 2 Tbsp/ 30mL Toasted Coconut for garnish

Preparation

1.

Place the rice and coconut milk in a large saucepan.

2.

Bruise the lemongrass stalks with a rolling pin or side of a large knife, and cut into 1-inch pieces. Add to the pot.

3.

Add the water and bring to a boil over high heat. Immediately reduce the heat to low and cover and cook for 15 minutes.

4.

Check if rice is done (any liquid must be absorbed and the rice should be consistent), fluff with a fork.

5.

Remove lemongrass and discard. Add the diced pineapple and stir to combine. Garnish with toasted coconut and serve.

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