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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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