Coconut Lime Rice

This Coconut Lime Rice dish is made with Success® Basmati Rice and pairs perfectly with stir-fried vegetables or a classic, spicy chicken curry.

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Coconut Lime Rice

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Coconut & Basmati

With our Success® Basmati Rice on hand, you can whip up this simple dish any day of the week! We like to use basmati for this Coconut Lime Rice because it’s perfect for absorbing the coconut milk in this recipe. Paired with lime zest, this rice has a delectable, fragrant aroma. A long grain rice, basmati stays loose and doesn’t stick together like short-grain varieties.

With the help of our boil-in-bag method, there’s no way you can go wrong with this recipe. Simply pre-cook the rice, either in the microwave or on the stove, and you’re halfway there. Other ingredients include chicken broth, the juice and zest of one lime and a half a cup of coconut milk.

Pair With a Curry

The possibilities are endless when pairing your Coconut Lime Rice with curry. Make your rice vegetarian by swapping the chicken stock for veggie and pairing it with Vegetarian Curry with Spinach, Tomato and Chickpeas. If you’re in the mood for chicken, make our Easy Indian Curried Chicken, traditionally referred to as Murgh Kari.

Looking for a seafood option? Look at how to cook shrimp fried rice.

  • We love this Coconut Lime Rice recipe because it’s quick and easy to make. It also pairs perfectly with different types of curry, Asian-influenced stews and more!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine coconut milk, chicken broth and 1 tablespoon of lime juice in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.

    Step 3

  • Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and fold in rice, lime zest and salt and stir to combine.

    Recipe Tip

    Serve with fresh shaved coconut and lime wedges.