Mango Coconut Rice: Tropical Side Dish Delight!

Indulge in the exotic flavors of Mango Coconut Rice, a tropical side dish that will transport your taste buds to a paradise of delightful sensations. Created by the talented Elizabeth Rodriguez, this recipe combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes with the creamy richness of coconut-infused rice, creating a symphony of tropical flavors that are perfect for any occasion.


  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • 1 ripe mango, diced
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Wash the jasmine rice thoroughly and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the coconut milk, coconut oil, and salt. Bring to a gentle simmer.
  3. Add the washed rice to the coconut milk mixture, stirring well. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the rice is tender.
  4. Stir in the diced mango and shredded coconut. Fluff the rice with a fork, ensuring the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  5. Remove from heat and let it sit, covered, for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Serve the Mango Coconut Rice in a decorative dish, garnished with additional mango slices or shredded coconut if desired.

Total time: 35 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Mango Coconut Rice is not just a side dish; it’s a culinary journey to a tropical haven. The sweet aroma of mangoes, the velvety texture of coconut-infused rice – each bite is a harmonious blend of paradise on your plate. Elevate your dining experience with this delightful creation, perfect for family gatherings or a quiet dinner for two.

Nutrition per serving: 280 calories, 4g protein, 45g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 8g sugar, 9g fat, 7g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 2g unsaturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 300mg sodium.

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