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Friday, January 31, 2014

Nigerian Coconut Rice

Africa has a rich history of food and culture. Here is one of our favorite recipes from Nigeria, Coconut Rice. This coconut rice side dish goes well with pork or chicken.


Coconut Rice
Ingredients
2 cups cooked jasmine or white rice
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
1 tablespoon sunflower oil

Directions
In a medium saucepan over medium heat add oil, heat then add shredded coconut, toast until light brown. Reduce heat to low, fold in remaining ingredients to shredded coconut mixture. Serve warm.

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