Sticky Coconut Black Rice With Mango And Lime…

Happy Wednesday.

Today I have a tasty recipe for you to try out:

Sticky Coconut Black Rice With Mango And Lime- By Selasi Gbormittah

This recipe is by Great British Bake Off’s Selasi featuring Vita Coco Coconut Oil.

How To Make Sticky Coconut Black Rice With Mango And Lime:


  • Vita Coco Coconut Oil 
  • 380g reduced fat coconut milk
  • 20g lemon grass, cut in half 
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar 
  • Pinch of salt
  • 180g black rice
  •  ½ tsp chilli flakes 
  • 1 ripe mango 
  • 1 lime 
  • 1 large sweet potato

How To Make:

1. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees

 2. Peel and cut the sweet potato into small cubes and toss into a pan or baking tray with a tsp of Vita Coco Coconut Oil, chilli flakes, salt and a pinch of salt.

3. Roast the potato in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

4. Fry the lemongrass in a tsp of oil for a few minutes. Add the milk and bring to boil until bubbling.

5. Stir in the rice and reduce the heat, allowing to cook for 35-40 minutes on low heat.

6. Make the dressing by peeling the mango and slicing thinly.

 7. Zest and juice the lime and mix together with the mango in a bowl.

8. Set aside until rice is ready.

9. Dish the rice into a bowl and top with mango dressing to serve.

Recipe and image courtesy of:

Selasi Gbormittah &Vita Coco

What do you think of this Sticky Coconut Black Rice With Mango And Lime recipe?

Fancy trying it?

You might also like these recipes by Selasi:

‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake:

I have this yummy looking recipe to share with you- ‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake from GBBO’s Selasi and Vita Coco Coconut Oil. Perfect for Valentine’s Day treat too.

‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake.

Turmeric Sweet Potato Pie:

How tasty!!

Turmeric Sweet Potato Pie.


Hi, I am Claire and I created Claire Justine in 2011. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them. Please leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.



  1. Susanne Stewart
    March 3, 2018 / 3:32 am

    Hmmmm, I bet my hubby would love this. Thanks for sharing with us at Create and Celebrate!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 28, 2018 / 6:09 am

      Thanks for stopping by Susanna 🙂

  2. Miz Helen
    March 4, 2018 / 8:56 pm

    Looks like a great dish and a great recipe! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back soon!Miz Helen

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 28, 2018 / 6:09 am

      Thanks for hosting such an awesome hop Miz Helen 🙂

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