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Coconut rice recipe

Coconut Rice Recipe: Best Nigerian Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut rice recipe is fully packed with amazing healthy ingredients that are important for our overall well being. The creaminess and richness is second to none.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Nigerian
Keyword: Coconut Rice Recipe
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 325kcal
Author: Tinuolasblog


  • 4 cups Rice
  • 2 cans Coconut Milk
  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 1 big green ball pepper
  • 1 big Red ball pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 seasoning cubes
  • 2 cups Chicken stock
  • 5 tbsp coconut oil/vegetable oil
  • 2 medium-size Onions
  • 3 big carrots
  • 50g Green beans
  • 5 spring onions
  • 250 g peas
  • 250 g Shrimps


  • On medium heat, heat up vegetable oil and add the onions to saute.
  • Add the salt, ginger, garlic, and seasoning cubes.
  • Add the chicken stock and the coconut milk, cover, and allow to boil for about 5 minutes.
  • Add washed rice to the boiling chicken stock & coconut milk.
  • Cover with foil paper and let it cook in less than medium heat (steam) until soft and well cooked.
  • Check after about 30 minutes to see if it's well cooked. A little quantity of water can be added if need be.
  • Add the sliced spring onions and cover to steam for another five minutes, then take it away from the heat.
  • In another deep pan, add vegetable oil and fry the veggies one after the other (carrots, green beans, prawns, gizzard, onions) and set them aside.
  • In the same deep pan, add the veggies bit by bit and also add some cooked rice in bits and mix them together. Repeat this process until everything is well mixed.
  • Cover and allow to simmer for about three minutes.
  • Your coconut rice is ready!
  • Serve hot with any protein any cold drink of your choice.
  • Enjoy!


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 12g | Sodium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g