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Rice Cooker Coconut, Lime, Cilantro rice with Chicken & Shrimp

Inspired by Dainty Chefs

Super simple cilantro rice recipe in a rice cooker with chicken and shrimp ! A delicious rice cooker meal !

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Rice cooker Coconut, lime & cilantro rice

Ingredients

  • 2 cups/500 mL Dainty Basmati rice
  • 1 1/2 cups/375 mL Coconut milk (regular or light)
  • 1 cup/250mL Vegetable (or chicken broth)
  • 3/4 cup/190mL flaked coconut (sweetened or unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp/15mL minced fresh ginger
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 12 -18 large shelled and deveined cooked shrimps
  • 1 cup/250mL fresh chopped cilantro

Preparation

1

Add the following to your rice cooker and give it a gentle stir: - Basmati rice - Coconut milk - Vegetable broth - 1/4 cup/60mL of the flaked coconut (keep the rest aside) - Minced fresh ginger - 1/2 the lime zest

2

Add the chicken strips spread out on top of the rice mixture and turn your rice cooker on.

3

Get out a small frying pan and on medium heat toast the remaining coconut until lightly browned, set aside to cool.

4

When the rice cooker has switched to warm, gently fold in the lime juice, remaining lime zest and 3/4 of the cilantro, place the shrimp on top to warm and replace the cover for 5-10 minutes.

5

Serve, placing a couple of shrimp on top of each plate and garnish with remaining coriander and toasted coconut.


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