Sticky Rice with Coconut Milk and Mango


This recipe will allow you to create a decadent Thai desert. This is an easy and clear recipe. The steamed sweet sticky rice soaked in coconut milk and topped with sliced mango will be sure to please family and guests alike.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 45 mins
2 cups


  • 1 cup sweet (glutinous) rice

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 ripe mango - peeled, seeded, and sliced


  1. Rinse sweet rice until water runs clear. Soak rice in warm water, 2 to 4 hours. Drain.

  2. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Line the steamer with cheese cloth and spoon rice into cheese cloth; steam until thoroughly cooked, about 20 minutes. Remove steamer from heat and transfer rice to a bowl.

  3. Mix coconut milk, sugar, and salt together in a saucepan; bring to a simmer. Pour 3/4 of the coconut milk mixture over rice; cover bowl and let sit for 5 minutes.

  4. Pour remaining coconut milk mixture over rice and top with mango slices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
12g Fat
52g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Sodium 84mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 219mg 5%

* 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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