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Coconut Rice is a simple side dish recipe that is slightly sweet with a subtle hint of coconut. This delicious rice recipe is easily made on the stovetop with coconut milk and a little bit of sugar. 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut rice
Servings: 8 servings


  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • 2 TBSP sugar
  • 1 cup milk


  • Clean the rice. (I rinsed mine in a mesh strainer for about 45-60 seconds)
  • In a saucepan, combine the rice, coconut milk, sugar and milk.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Cover with a lid, reduce heat to medium and cook for about 20-25 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!