Coconut rice recipe

Coconut rice.
Coconut rice. Photo: Christopher Pearce
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Gluten-free

A cooling side to any chilli-oriented dish.

Ingredients

4 cups long grain rice

6 cups water

pinch of flaked salt

1 tin of coconut milk

¼ bunch shallots, finely sliced

Method

Preheat the oven to 180C fan-forced.

Wash the rice in a strainer and add it to a deep baking dish. Add the water and salt and cover with aluminum foil and bake in the oven for 45 minutes.

When you take it out, fork the rice to aerate it and evenly distribute the coconut milk over the top. Sprinkle with the shallots and serve.

Serve with sambal and chilli crab