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Coconut Rice

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Ingredients
  Coconut oil/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Minced fresh ginger root 2 Teaspoon
  Long grain rice 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Light rum 2 Tablespoon (Tortuga)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coconut milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat & sauté the garlic & ginger until soft, about 2 minutes. 2. Stir in the rice & sauté for another minute, stirring frequently.
3. Pour in the water, salt & rum and stir well, then add the coconut milk & stir again.
4. Bring to a boil, stirring once, then reduce heat to simmer & cover pot. Cook for about 20-25 minutes until rice is fluffy & all liquid is absorbed. Add shrimp or your favorite seafood if desired.

This recipe came from Tortuga Rum Fever & Caribbean Party Cookbook, to purchase your copy visit www.tortugarumcakes.com.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Quick
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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