I’m always looking for new ways to use the tins of coconut milk that I keep stashed in my pantry. I’ve put together this list of the Best Coconut Milk Recipes as a great resource of recipes. There are both sweet and savoury uses and many of them are vegan too!
Coconut milk isn’t only good for vegan curries! There are absolutely tonnes of uses for both the milk and coconut cream. I almost always keep a couple of tins in the cupboard, both of the full fat and low fat varieties. This means I can almost always throw a great meal together in a jiffy.
That isn’t to say that coconut doesn’t make a cracking vegan curry because it does! It also makes a great meaty curry and many variations in between. It was an especially difficult struggle to narrow down the south-east Asian influenced options for this list.
Enough of the waffle, let me hurry up and show you the fab recipes I have included!
Coconut Milk Soups
Soup is another lovely way to use coconut milk. There are five quite different options here despite my Peanut and Lentil soup effectively making two appearances!
Vegan Coconut Milk Soups
Coconut Milk Curries
I’ve again found five totally different options for using Coconut Milk in curries. There are options inspired by India,Thailand and Burma. I think that the lamb thai green curry is especially intriguing!
Vegan Coconut Milk Curries
Something Different with Coconut Milk
I wanted to make sure that I shared some recipes with you that aren’t soup or curry based. These recipes span from Asian to the Caribbean and one even includes banana!
Vegan Coconut Milk Recipes
Sweet Recipes with Coconut Milk
The range of ways that you can make desserts with coconut milk surprised me. There is everything from cake to ice cream and little tarts to scones. Truly something for everyone!
Vegan Coconut Milk Desserts
So now I’ve told you my favourite ways to use coconut milk, head to the comments section below and tell me what you favourite coconut milk recipes are!
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