In this delicious mixed seafood coconut fried rice recipe I'll be showing how to cook coconut fried rice with a seafood medley featuring a mix of fresh crab meat, shrimp, calamari and fresh homemade coconut milk!
Course: Dinner, Main Course, seafood
Cuisine: Nigerian, Tropical
Author: Yummy Medley
2cupscoconut milkfresh if possible or canned if not
270g/ 0.5 lb large deveined and shelled shrimp
450g/ 1 lb cleaned calamari
3shallots/ 1 red onion sliced
4stalks of green onions
1smallor half of a large orange bell pepper, sliced (you may substitute with any color bell pepper you choose)
3kaffir lime leaves
1small handful of clove basilaka scent leaves/ Thai basil
Salt to taste
In a medium size pot, on medium heat, boil the jasmine rice in the coconut milk with a teaspoon of salt and a stick of lemon grass. The rice should be just short of being done before it is taken off the heat.
Set the boiled rice aside and allow to cool completely before moving on to the other steps.
In a wok or a large pan, heat 1 table spoon of coconut oil and saute in the onions, shrimp and calamari.
Once the calamari and shrimp are just cooked (about 5 minutes), take the out of the wok or pan and set aside.
Add in another table soon of coconut oil, turn the heat up to high, the toss in the bell pepper slices and the cooked and cooled jasmine rice (take out the lemon grass stalk and discard at this stage).
Stir fry the rice and peppers over high heat for about 5 minutes, then add in the bullion and white pepper and continue to stir fry for another 10 minutes.
Toss in the cooked shrimp, calamari and shallots, crab meat, green onions, basil
and lime leaf. Stir and taste for salt.
Adjust the seasoning to your taste if needed, the continue to stir fry for no more than two more minutes still on high heat.
Take the rice of the heat and serve hot.
Mixed Seafood Coconut Fried Rice Calories and Nutrition
The estimated calorie count and nutritional information for one serving (meaning a plate) is shown below. Please note that the nutritional information below, including ingredients and calculations is sourced from a third party site and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will depend on the brands used, measuring standards, portion sizes and other factors.
Mixed Seafood Coconut Fried Rice Recipe as retrieved from yummymedley.com