5 from 9 votes

Creamy Coconut Rice with Loaded Greens

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Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 5
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This recipe is part of a series that I made in collaboration with The Times Money Mentor. Head over to their page to see the full recipe and article where I explain how I make 15 meals for £20. 

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Creamy Coconut Rice with Loaded Greens

5 from 9 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
mains, meal prep
Servings: 5


  • 100 g shallots, thinly sliced (£0.90/2)=(£0.45)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced (£0.39/2)=(£0.20)
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, finely grated (£0.50)
  • 500 g rice, thoroughly washed (£0.48)
  • 400 ml coconut milk (£1.00)
  • 300 g frozen green beans, defrosted (£0.85/2)=(£0.43)
  • 200 g frozen peas (£1.25/2)=(£0.63)
  • 150 g frozen spinach (£1.50/2)=(£0.75)
  • Handful of fresh coriander (£0.55/2)=(£0.28)

Cupboard Essentials

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 700 ml vegetable stock
  • Optional chilli flakes
  • Salt & Pepper


  • To a large/deep non-stick frying pan, add the shallots, garlic and ginger. Season with salt, pepper and chilli flakes. Fry on a medium heat for 3 minutes, or until fragrant.
  • Next, add the rinsed rice, coconut milk, stock and green beans. Stir to combine and cover with a lid. Cook for 6 minutes over a medium to low heat.
  • Then remove the lid and stir in the peas and frozen spinach. Season generously with salt and pepper and stir to combine. Pop the lid on and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and scatter fresh coriander over the fragrant rice to serve. Optionally top with fresh chilli flakes.


Servings: 5 servings
Fat: 20g
Calories: 618kcal
Carbohydrates: 95g
Protein: 12g

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