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Arroz con coco

Arroz con coco (coconut rice) is a typical side dish of the Caribbean coast of Colombia and Venezuela and is also popular in Puerto Rico. It is made from white rice cooked in a base of coconut milk (from green coconuts) and water, salt, sugar. Some variant recipes have the coconut meat cooked brown with olive oil before adding the coconut milk and water.

This rice is generally served on a side plate with a half of avocado. They serve it with grilled meats of all varieties. The recipe is:

1 small jar of concentrado de coco (4.3 oz or 125 gr) or 1 cup of fresh coconut milk

5 cups water

2 cups rice

2 t salt

2-3 T sugar

raisins to taste

Put it all in a pot together and cook it up as you normally would. These, by the way, might be high-altitude directions. Four cups of water might be what you want.

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