Coconut Brown Rice

Coconut Rice


  • 2 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut water
  • 1 cup brown rice or long-grain brown rice
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1-2 Tbsp. unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. sliced almonds, if desired


  • Cook brown rice as suggested on bag, using coconut water instead of regular water. Once rice is cooked, set aside.
  • In a separate pan on medium heat, add coconut oil, sliced almonds, scallions, coconut flakes and garlic.
  • Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, then add rice. Cook about 3 to 5 minutes longer, stirring frequently.


Make it a complete meal by adding a pound of sautéed shrimp or chicken.