Coconut Lime Rice


I was bored one night and thought that coconut lime rice sounded good, so I made my own recipe. I was very much surprised! This wonderful rice will make your toes curl! Toss the cooked rice with diced mango and chopped cilantro.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
2 cups


  • 1 cup basmati rice

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon butter

  • ¼ cup flaked coconut

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • salt, to taste

  • 1 lime, zested and juiced

  • ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Rinse rice until the water runs clear; drain. Heat coconut oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir rice and coconut flakes for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the lime juice, then add the coconut milk, chicken broth, salt and lime zest. Bring to a low boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and keep covered for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and season with pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

685 Calories
37g Fat
85g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 685
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 32g 159%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 323mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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