Black Sticky Rice Pudding with Strawberries and Mango Syrup

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 7 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 6 hr 45 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups Thai black sticky rice*

1 cup boiling water

1 mango, peeled and diced

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup water

1 cup sugar

1 (13.5-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

6 sprigs fresh mint, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the rice and enough water to cover by 2-inches. Soak for at least 6 hours or up to 24 hours. Drain.
  2. Place a bamboo steamer inside a wok or large pot. Line the steamer with parchment paper. Add enough water to the wok or pot to come up just below the bottom steamer rack, 1 to 1 1/2 inches. Bring the water to a boil. Add the rice to the bottom steamer rack, pour 1 cup of boiling water over the rice, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and steam until rice is tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from the heat and transfer the rice to a bowl. (At this point the coconut sauce should be made and ready to pour over the steamed rice.)
  3. While the rice is steaming, prepare the mango syrup and the coconut sauce. In a small saucepan, combine the diced mango, lemon juice, water, and 1/2 cup of the sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes or until the fruit is very tender. Pour the mixture into a food processor and puree until smooth. Remove and chill the mango mixture for 30 minutes.
  4. To make the coconut sauce, combine the coconut milk, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, and cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Pour over the steamed rice, mix well, cover and set aside until most of the liquid is absorbed, 30 to 45 minutes.
  5. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup of the rice pudding into each of 6 shallow bowls. Arrange strawberry slices on top of the pudding and drizzle the mango syrup over the top of the pudding. Garnish each with mint sprigs and serve at room temperature. (This dessert is best before it has been refrigerated.)

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.