F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)
Lime-Scented Poppy-Seed Rice Pudding with Mango
© John Kernick

Lime-Scented Poppy-Seed Rice Pudding with Mango

  • ACTIVE: 30 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS PLUS COOLING TIME
  • SERVINGS: 12
  • MAKE-AHEAD

For centuries, farmers have been growing rice in Senegal, on the western coast of Africa, where it's a staple food. Here, Marcus Samuelsson uses it to create an utterly luxurious pudding, brightening the creamy flavor with grated lime zest, vanilla and cubes of fresh mango.

  1. 2 1/2 quarts whole milk
  2. 2 cups short-grain rice (14 ounces)
  3. One 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk
  4. 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
  5. 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  6. 1 1/4 cups sugar
  7. 1/2 cup heavy cream
  8. Finely grated zest of 1 lime
  9. 6 ripe mangoes—peeled and cut into 1-inch dice
  1. In a medium enameled cast-iron casserole, combine the milk with the rice, coconut milk, vanilla bean and seeds and the poppy seeds and bring to a simmer over moderately high heat, stirring. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until the rice is tender, about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  2. Stir the sugar, heavy cream and lime zest into the rice and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the rice pudding is sweet and fragrant, about 10 minutes. Let cool to room temperature, then cover tightly and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Spoon the rice pudding into small bowls and top with the mango.
Make Ahead The rice pudding can be refrigerated overnight. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Suggested Pairing

A dessert-style Chenin Blanc's citrus-blossom scent and honeyed character go well with both this luscious rice pudding and its mango topping. South African producers take advantage of the grape to produce bottlings that are golden, fruity and aromatic.

You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(1)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.