Cola Rice

Cook your rice in Coca-Cola for a sweet side dish that combines perfectly with spicy chicken or topped with fresh coconut...
Cola Rice Recipe

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Cook your rice in Coca-Cola for a sweet side dish that combines perfectly with spicy chicken or topped with fresh coconut shavings. 

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup white or yellow rice
  • 1 Cup Coca-Cola
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1/4 Cup chicken stock
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Scallions, chopped, for garnish (optional)

Directions

Add all of the ingredients to a medium pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir once, cover, and reduce to heat to low. Simmer the rice for 20 minutes. Remove from the stove, and fluff with a fork.

Rice Shopping Tip

Rice is enjoyed in almost all cuisines and is readily available globally. For a simple side dish to any meat or vegetable entrée, rice is a great complement.

Rice Cooking Tip

Be sure you are using the correct type of rice needed to obtain the result you are looking for. Long grain rice stays fluffy and individual while shorter grain rice is starchier. Also, rinse all rice before use.

Rice Wine Pairing

Tempranillo or other light Spanish red wine types with paella, even seafood paella. Various other wines depending on what rice is cooked with; see Pasta Recipes and other individual food types.