Flat Belly Recipe: Ginger Coconut Rice
Take a (mental) trip to the tropics when you make this recipe for Ginger Coconut Rice. This side dish features brown rice, which is a whole grain. Unlike white rice, brown rice isn’t milled or polished, which removes significant amounts of nutrients. Pair this tasty side dish with poached fish or grilled chicken for a satisfying meal for your flat-belly diet.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 4 servings
1-1/2 cup ZICO Natural Pure Premium Coconut Water
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon minced ginger
2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut, shredded
1 cup brown rice
In a saucepan, bring the coconut water, water, salt, ginger, and shredded coconut to a boil.
Add in the rice and stir. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cover the saucepan. Allow the rice to simmer approximately 45 to 50 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
Per serving: Calories 211 (From Fat 33); Fat 4g (Saturated 2g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 310mg; Carbohydrate 41g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 4g.