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Mango and lime rice pudding

This refreshing tropical dessert also makes a great snack or decadent summer brunch

55 mins
5 ingredients
$2 / person
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Mango and lime rice pudding



Serves = 6

  • 1 cup rice (arborio or white)
  • 400ml lite milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 mangoes
  • 1 lime, zest and cut into 6 wedges
  • 3 tablespoons chipped or shredded coconut

It’s this easy

  • Put rice and milk into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook uncovered for 40 minutes. Cool.
  • Place the coconut in a frying pan and toast over a medium heat. Stir and toss the pan so that the coconut toasts evenly and cook until golden in colour. It will smell nice and toasty.
  • Cut the both cheeks off the mangoes, use a spoon to scoop the flesh out of the skin in once piece. Cut the remaining mango flesh from the stone. Cut the mango into slices.
  • To serve place a dollop of rice pudding in a bowl or cup, top with mango slices, toasted coconut, lemon zest and a lime wedge.


  • Sprinkle some crushed pistachios on top for an extra crunch!


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1157kJ)
  • Protein (6.6g)
  • Total fat (3.7g)
  • Saturated fat (3.2g)
  • Carbohydrate (54.0g); Starch (25.9g), Sugars (27.7g), Added sugars (8.8g), Free sugars (8.8g)
  • Dietary fibre (2.3g)
  • Sodium (35mg)
  • Calcium (93mg)
  • Iron (0.3mg)


Contains: Dairy, Nuts, FODMAPs.
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