Triple Coconut Lime Rice Pudding

Our tropical Triple Coconut Lime Rice Pudding is for all of you piña colada lovers out there! The combination of creamy coconut milk and jasmine rice with tangy lime makes for a delicious dessert.

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Triple Coconut Lime Rice Pudding

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 cup coconut milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup Minute® Jasmine Rice
  • 1/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes, toasted
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp fresh lime zest


  • Add a tropical kick to your weeknight dinner by serving Triple Coconut Lime Rice Pudding, made with our fluffy, aromatic, long-grain Minute® Jasmine Rice.

    Step 1

  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup coconut milk, coconut water and sugar.

    Step 2

  • Bring to a boil. Add rice, stir, cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Return pan to stovetop and add remaining coconut milk. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in coconut flakes, lime juice and zest.

Put the Lime in the Coconut

Transport the family to a tropical Island for dessert! Imagine the waving palm trees and warm sun on your face as you enjoy this creamy Triple Coconut Lime Rice Pudding.

This rice pudding dessert is fun for the whole family to prepare. Have one person cut up and juice the fresh limes while another prepares the coconut flakes and another stirs the rice to make sure it stays rich and creamy.

Note: Rice pudding is best cooked with a certain type of rice. Our kitchen chefs have tested and jasmine is the best variety. It is long grain and therefore contains less starch than shorter grain rice. Too much starch will lead to mushy results. Long grain jasmine rice adds a nice flavor to this dish while also helping maintain its rich and creamy texture. For a show-stopper, impress your guests by serving this pudding in coconut-shaped bowls.

If you want to enjoy a classic rice dish that’s savory, not sweet, we recommend you give this Microwave Egg Fried Rice a try.

Shake it Up

Want to shake this recipe up and give it a personalized touch? Why not add candied or dried pineapple along with the coconut shavings? Or, replace the 2 tablespoons of sugar with honey drizzled over the top. Just can’t get enough coconut? Save some of that enthusiasm for our Coconut Rice Pudding (hold the lime) or these Coconut Pineapple Clusters!

Other Meal Inspiration

If you’re looking for a savory dish for tonight’s dinner, check out this Mexican Rice Recipe.

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