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Coconut Milk Or Cream

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Ingredients
  Coconut 1 Medium
  Light coconut milk 1 Quart (Prepared By Mixing Liquid From Coconut Plus Enough Water, Milk, Or Light Cream To Total 1 Quart)
Directions

Open coconut, reserving liquid; grate meat moderately fine and place in a large, heavy saucepan with liquid mixture.
Heat slowly, stirring constantly, just until mixture boils.
Remove from heat, cover, and cool to room temperature.
Press through a double thickness of cheesecloth or a fine sieve, forcing out as much liquid as possible.
Discard coconut pulp.
Use milk in making curries, confections, desserts, and beverages.
Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Sauce
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1321 Calories from Fat 1051

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g185.9%

Saturated Fat 88.6 g443%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 138.6 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.5%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 12 g23.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 10.9%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 26.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Coconut Milk Or Cream Recipe