Thursday, December 24, 2009

Coconut Lime Jasmine Rice

1/2 C Butter
1 Leek, Chopped
Zest of 2 Limes
1 C Jasmine Rice
1 Can Coconut Milk
3/4 C Chicken Broth
2 T Fresh Lime Juice
Salt & Pepper to taste

Saute butter & leeks until leeks are soft, add lime zest and rice. Saute until rice is light brown. Add coconut milk, chicken broth and lime juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until rice is soft. Season with salt & pepper. Garnish with lime zest & serve.

Background: When the kids were in elementary school my friends and I donated a Hawaiian Dinner for a school auction and I came up with this yummy rice. Everyone love it and wanted the recipe....xo

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