Coconut Rice

Serves 4

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


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.


  • 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.