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Easy Coconut Rice

This coconut rice is savory and easy to make. It's full of flavor and one of the best we've ever had.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 465kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $10


  • Slow Cooker


  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups jasmine rice rinsed
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 13.5 ounces canned coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup lime juice fresh squeezed
  • 1/2 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 4 large scallions sliced 1" thick, save about 1/4 cup to ganrish the top of the rice after it's cooked.


  • In a large sieve, quickly rinse the rice then add it to the slow cooker.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the slow cooker.
  • Cook the rice on high for 30 mins to 1 hour. Check the rice after 30 minutes and see if it's fluffy and fully cooked.
  • Serve the rice in a large bowl and add more scallions over the top.


You can double this recipe to serve a crowd. Cooking time will go up. 
Add chicken or fish and make coconut rice bowls. 
Rinse the rice to keep it from clumping. 


Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 881mg | Potassium: 300mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 462IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg