DIY Recipes: How to make simple coconut fried rice

This recipe smells heavenly and tastes even better.

Coconut fried rice

The end product is an enticing combination of textures, colours, and flavours.


1 cup of rice

1 cup of water


1 cup of coconut milk

½ cup of canola or vegetable oil

1/2 -1 Tablespoon soy sauce

1/2-1 Tablespoon oyster sauce

2 eggs lightly beaten


½ small onion sliced

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 cup peas and carrots

½ tablespoon chicken bouillon powder

¼-½ teaspoon of curry powder


2-3 tablespoon of water or chicken stock optional

Salt and pepper to taste


Place rice in a saucepan with water, rinse and sieve out water. Add coconut milk, water and salt. Place the saucepan over high heat and, bring to a boil.

Stir saucepan then bring to a simmer- heat level should be very low cover the saucepan tightly with the lid. Continue cooking for about 15-18 minutes.


Remove sauce from the heat and let it cool, covered. Fluff with fork

Break up the clumpy rice before starting.

Heat a large wok or skillet on medium-high heat with about a tablespoon of canola or vegetable oil.

Add the rice stir vigorously for about 2-3 minutes adding soy sauce, oyster sauce and a tablespoon or more of water or chicken/beef stock as it is needed to moistened rice. Set aside. Quickly wipe the wok or skillet with a clean paper towel or cloth.

Next, add a tablespoon of oil, let it heat up, then add the eggs and quickly stir to break the eggs apart. Remove and add to the rice.


Continue with the stir-frying by adding a tablespoon of oil into the wok, followed by onions, peas, carrots, minced garlic, curry powder, and chicken bouillon powder. Stir until fragrant for about 2 minutes.

Finally return the combination of rice, and eggs, to the wok. Stir until everything has been fully combined. Adjust seasoning salt, pepper if necessary.



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