Thursday, September 1, 2011

Coconut Rice with Summer Fresh Veggies

Coconut Rice with Summer Fresh Vegetables and Tofu
I love coconut rice and Hannah loves coconut rice. Its really the only time I ever use white rice, its dead easy and so tasty. 

Coconut Rice
I cup sushi rice, I really like kokono rose
1 cup light coconut milk
pinch of salt

Pour rice into a metal strainer and rinse well until the water is clear. Let sit for 30 minutes. Put the rice, coconut milk and salt in a saucepan, bring to boil and let simmer for 6-10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove lid, let sit for a few minutes and fluff with fork.

Panfried Summer Fresh Vegetables and Tofu
4 cups veggies, I used fresh peas, a yellow zucchini, yellow, beans, a red pepper and garlic. You could use any combo of veg.
1 cup pressed tofu, cubed
1 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 cup chopped basil
1 tbsp sesame seeds, I used black sesame seeds
1 tbsp soy sauce or tamari
1 tsp of brown sugar
a few dashes of chili oil
juice from 1/2 a lime

In a large frypan heat olive and sesame oil over medium heat, add veggies and tofu, stirring often cook until al dente. Add basil, sesame seeds, soy,  brown sugar and chili oil, fry for one minute - remove from heat, add lime juice and serve over coconut rice.

1 comment:

anne said...

yumm! making it right now! :)