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Side Dish

Coconut Rice with Dates

  • Prep-Time 10 Mins
  • Cook-Time 25 Mins
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice or long grain rice
  • 1 can (13.5 ounces) light coconut milk or substitute
  • 1-3/4 cups low-fat milk plus a scant 1/8 teaspoon coconut or vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 sliced green onions (green and white parts separated)
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup Sun-Maid Chopped Dates

Directions

  • 1

    HEAT rice, coconut milk, water, white part of onion, carrot, salt and cayenne to a simmer.

  • 2

    REDUCE heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes.

  • 3

    STIR in dates and remaining green onion.

  • 4

    STIR in dates and remaining green onion.