Arroz con Coco Blanco is a traditional Colombian rice dish from the coasts of the country. This coconut rice is an easy and simple side dish and it goes well with seafood.
Este Arroz con Coco Blanco or Coconut Rice It is a typical dish from the coast of Colombia and is simply delicious! It’s creamy, soft and with amazing coconut flavor.
I remember having arroz con titoté and this recipe in Cartagena as a side dish with every meal and felt in love with them. This quick and easy coconut rice recipe is delicious. It’s made with just 4 ingredients and under 30 minutes. Serve it as a side dish with seafood, stuff it into a burrito, or use it as the base of a rice bowl just add beans, corn, salsa, and guacamole.
If you are a fan of rice recipes and want to try a different recipe than your traditional white rice, this coconut rice recipe is a must-try.
Coconut Rice Recipe
- 2 Cups long grain rice
- 4 Cups coconut milk
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon jumped
Place the rice in a small pot, add the coconut milk, sugar and salt.
Bring to a boil over medium high-heat. Stir once, cover and reduce heat to low, cook for 20 minutes
Do not remove the cover. Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes. Fluff the rice using a fork and serve immediately.
You can use fresh or canned coconut milk for this recipe.
calories: 806kcalCarbohydrates: 86gProtein: elevengfat: 49gSaturated Fat: 43gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gsodium: 615mgpotassium: 604mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin C: 2mgcalcium: 67mgIron: 8mg
What to Serve with this Dish
Rice with coconut pairs nicely with seafood dishes. Some of my favorite main dishes are grilled salmon, fried whole fish and battered fish.
More Side Dishes to Try:
Roasted Potatoes with Avocado Sauce
Rice with Carrots
Rice with Heart of Palms