Fed up of boring plain rice? Try this coconut rice, the perfect accompaniment to chicken or salmon providing a rich mix of flavours that work well together.

Serves: 4 – 6 GLs per serving

200g brown basmati rice
50g block creamed coconut, chopped roughly
1 bay leaf
400ml water

1. Bring 400ml of water to the boil in a non-stick pan.
2. Add the creamed coconut and stir until it has dissolved.
3. Add the rice and the bay leaf, cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the rice is cooked but still firm.
4. Serve with Ginger Chicken above with fresh bay leaves to garnish.


Monica Durigon | Nutritional Therapist
Find out more about Everyday Nutrition here or follow Monica on Facebook and Instagram.



Did you find this article interesting? Visit our other sections Mind & Body, Inspirational Life Journeys & Recipes to read more!

Follow RunBodyRun on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to get notifications of new stories and healthy recipes.



Disclaimer: Run Body Run is an online magazine that shares events and services related to fitness, health and well-being that may be of interest to our followers. Please note Run Body Run is not affiliated in any way with the pages or people whose stories and recipes are shared in our articles. However, this article may contain affiliate links for products that we feature on our Recommended Products Page. We only endorse products we use and truly believe in. If you are interested in any events, products or businesses mentioned, please contact the companies and organisers directly for full information. If you feel that parts of this blog relate to you and you’d like to discuss this further, please fill out the form on our contact page.