Coconut Rice

Easy
Serves 4
Ingredients: 
1 cup basmati or jasmine rice
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- grated zest of 1 lime
- juice of 1 lime
- kosher salt and fresh ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste
Instructions: 

Cook rice on the stovetop according to package directions or in a rice cooker according to manufacturer's instructions. When rice is done, fluff with a fork. Fold in coconut, cilantro, zest and juice; season to taste with salt and pepper.

Notes:

  • You can substitute another medium- to long-grain rice or brown rice in this recipe. Try other grains and blends as well.
  • You can also use frozen rice; prepare it according to package directions before adding oil and other mix-ins.
  • If desired, you can use gluten-free chicken or vegetable broth to cook the rice instead of water. You can also try mixtures of stock and water.