Coconut fried rice is a delicious variation of the basic fried rice. It is very simple and easy to prepare. There isn’t that much of a difference, the only main addition is either coconut milk or coconut shavings. Here is how to prepare this recipe.
* Coconut milk – 2 cups
* water – 2 cups
* Rice – 4 cups
* Maggi – 4 cubes
* Salt- To taste
* Curry and thyme – 1 teaspoon each
* Bay Leaves – 2
* Pepper flakes – 1 tablespoon
* Thyme – another 1 teaspoon
* Oil – 4 Tablespoons
* Onion (chopped) – 1/2 medium
* Mixed vegetables – 2 cups (Diced Carrot, Sweet Corn, Green Peas and Beans
* Shrimps (optional) – 2 cups.
Step 1. Place a pot on medium heat, add in the coconut milk, water, salt, curry, thyme, bay leaves and 2 maggi cubes.
Step 2. Cover the pot until the mixture comes to a rolling boil.
Step 3. Add in washed rice.
Simmer on low-medium heat until rice is cooked and there is no more liquid in the rice.
Step 4. Set aside to cool completely.
Step 5. In a large skillet, heat up the oil.
Step 6. Add in the chopped onions, shrimps, pepper flakes, thyme, maggi and mixed vegetable.
Step 7. Stir fry for 2- 3 minutes.
Step 8. Taste and adjust for seasoning.
Step 9. Stir in already cooked rice.
Taste and adjust for seasoning. Stir-fry for another 1-2 minutes.
Enjoy your meal with fish and plantain.
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