Kokonut Rice Recipe from Boma, Animal Kingdom Lodge
Basmati Rice (may substitute with jasmine or long grain rice)
Canola or Vegetable Oil
Spanish or Red Onion, small diced
Unsweetened Coconut Milk (shake can well as the milk separates)
White Pepper (optional)
Grated Sweetened Coconut
Cilantro, finely chopped (may substitute with parsley)
Yield: 4 servings
Place oil in saucepan over medium high heat. Sauté garlic and onions for one minute.
Add rice and stir until rice is coated with oil. Add water and stir well. Bring to a boil.
Add coconut milk, stir, and cover. Lower heat to a simmer. Let cook for 15 minutes undisturbed.
Remove lid and add reminder of ingredients except for the cilantro. Fluff and mix with a fork quickly. If rice looks too dry, add a couple of tablespoons of water.
Replace lid and let simmer for five minutes. Remove from heat and let set for five minutes. Fluff rice gently, taste and adjust seasoning if needed. Garnish with cilantro and serve.