Easter Food Ideas: How to make spicy coconut fried rice

Easter is here with us already and Kemifilani has an idea of a sumptuous meal to make for the family.

Coconut fried rice is a delicious variation of the basic fried rice. 

It is very simple and easy to prepare. There isn’t that much of a difference, the only main addition is either coconut milk or coconut shavings.

Here is how to prepare this recipe.

Ingredients for a family of four
2 medium sized coconuts, blended and the milk extracted.

Rice – 1 Derica cup

Seasoning – 4 cubes

Salt- To taste

Curry and thyme – 1 teaspoon each

Bay Leaves – (optional)

Pepper flakes – 1 tablespoon

Oil – 4 Tablespoons
Onion (chopped) – 1/2 medium

Carrots- 5 big ones

Sweet corn -A Tin

Spring onions- A hand full

Green Pepper – 1 big one

Green Peas- A hand full

Green beans – A Hand full

Shrimps or Liver (optional)
Chicken or Turkey – As much as you want

Directions:Cook the well seasoned Chicken or/and Turkey until its soft.

Then place a pot on medium heat, add in the Chicken/Turkey stock, coconut milk, water, salt, curry, thyme, bay leaves and 2 seasoning cubes.

Cover the pot until the mixture comes to a rolling boil.

Add in already washed rice.
Simmer on low-medium heat until rice is cooked and there is no more liquid in the rice.

Set aside to cool completely.

In a large skillet, heat up the oil.Add in the chopped onions, shrimps, pepper flakes, thyme, maggi and mixed vegetable.

Stir fry for 2- 3 minutes.Taste and adjust for seasoning.Stir in already cooked rice.

Taste and adjust for seasoning. Stir-fry for another 1-2 minutes.

Enjoy your meal with the fried Turkey, Chicken and plantain.


Ella Chioma

Ella Chioma is an entertainment and celebrity style editor with years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of Linguistics & African Languages from the University of Ibadan. She obtained a Diploma in Mass Communication from the prestigious Enugu State University Of Science and Technology (Esutech). She likes to write, cook and listen to soothing music. You can reach her on Email: [email protected]

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