coconut dinner

This delicious Thai influenced rice dish transforms ordinary rice into an extraordinary treat.


  • 2 scallions
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 oz. shitake or button mushrooms


Remove the white part of the scallions and thinly slice the green parts. Set aside. Place chicken stock, coconut milk, and rice in a medium-sized saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil. Stir well. Reduce heat to low, cover pan and simmer 15 minutes. Turn off heat and let stand 10 minutes. In a small skillet over medium-high heat, add 1-2 Tbsp olive oil and shitake mushrooms. Sauté 3 minutes and add salt and pepper to taste.
When you are ready to serve dinner, fluff the rice with a fork, toss in mushrooms and scallions.