Friday, May 28, 2010

Sticky Rice

So we had homemade sushi again for dinner last night. I got to eat my favorite roll...sweet potato, avocado, green onion, tamago (sweet egg omelet) and jalapeño havarti cheese (our newest addition...YUM!). :)

This time we had sticky rice left over...what did I do with it you ask?
Made Coconut sticky rice!!! It is SOOO easy and delicious! I am pretty sure you could do it with any plain leftover rice and it would be to die for!


1 cup of sticky rice
1 cup of coconut milk
1 tbsp of sugar
1 pinch of salt

Heat the coconut milk in a pot over medium heat. Stir constantly and let the coconut milk simmer. Boiled coconut milk will curdle so definitely no multi-tasking. ;) Add sugar and salt. Remove from heat. Pour 3/4 of the hot coconut milk over the hot sticky rice (I reheated mine in the microwave and it was perfect!). Let it sit for 5 minutes. The sticky rice will absorb all the coconut milk. The rice should be a little mushy. Spoon the rest of the coconut milk on top of the rice at serving time.
In Thailand they eat it with mango. We didn't have any on hand so we used banana! I am sure you could use any fruit on hand or just eat it straight up!

Diego is not a fan of coconut, which means more for me!!! I hope you enjoy this as much as I do!


  1. It sounds so simple, yet so tasty! I take it your sticky rice wasn't already seasoned with sushi vinegar. ;)

    Oooh, we bought a mango a couple of days ago; maybe we'll make this to eat it with!

  2. I did already have the sushi vinegar on it and it didn't matter! It was still delicious! :)

  3. I LOVE coconut. So much so that I can't for the life of me understand why someone doesn't like it:-) Can you believe there is a world-wide shortage of coconut water... yup, that's right. We put coconut water in our green smoothies and when we ran out last week we asked at the Natural Food Market and the lady said there is a world-wide shortage. I guess we are not the only ones using it.