Coconut Brown Rice

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Heidi @ Food Doodles


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 C long grain brown rice jasmine rice is preferable but any kind works
  • 3 tbsp flaked coconut
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk or just over 1 1/2 C
  • 1 1/2 C water
  • 1 tsp honey or alternative
  • 1 tsp sea salt


  1. In a medium saucepan heat the coconut oil.
  2. Add the brown rice and stir while cooking over medium heat for 1-2 minutes until the rice begins to toast. Add the flaked coconut.
  3. Stir in the coconut milk, water, honey and salt. Bring to a boil, stir, cover and turn down to a simmer. Simmer rice for 50 minutes then turn off the heat and let the rice sit for 5 minutes before serving.