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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Tiki hut backyard living Food - Coconut Curry Bananas and Rice Recipe

Now that the warm weather is here , everyone wants to get out and enjoy their backyard , and their  tiki hut , or tiki bar  with some friends , some fun , and great food , and music .
Anyone planning a Luau , or just some grilling , this rice dish is sure to get you into the tropical mood.
Just pair it with your favorite grilled fish , or meat recipe.
I found this in the Coastal living magazine, they have some great recipes.

This recipe would be excellent with any type of grilled fish of chicken! YUM!

Very easy dinner in a jiffy

Coconut Curry Bananas and Rice  

2c. of rice cooked

3 sliced bananas

1 T  Orange juice

1 t curry powder

½ t ginger

1/8 to ¼ t cayenne pepper to taste

½ c. shredded sweetened coconut

½ c. coconut milk

2T chopped cilantro

Makes 6 cups Cook rice according to package directions.

Toss bananas in OJ in med bowl , stir in curry , and next 5 ingredients.

 Fold in cooked rice, sprinkle with cilantro

My addition – add 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits , or mandarin oranges for a fruity addition