#TasteZen Lime Coconut Rice

#TasteZen Lime Coconut Rice

This is an awesome dish to serve with sauteed or grilled shrimp!


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 cup long grain or Jasmine white rice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • fresh cilantro (for serving, optional)


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter, then add the rice and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. 
  2. Add the coconut milk, water, salt, pepper, lime juice, and lime zest and bring to a boil.  
  3. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 15 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.  
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and let stand for 5-10 minutes. 
  5. Fluff the rice with a fork, garnish with cilantro if you like, and serve.