coconut milk

noun

Definition of coconut milk

1 : a thick, white, milky liquid extracted from grated coconut after it has been soaked in boiling water

Examples of coconut milk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make the coconut grits cakes: In a large bowl, stir together the coconut milk, grits, coconut oil, adobo seasoning or salt, and black pepper until the mixture forms a paste. Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2022 Substitute the coconut milk with whole milk, evaporated milk or a combination of the two. New York Times, 14 Feb. 2022 Coconut whipped cream in place of traditional dairy, plus coconut oil and coconut milk in the pie's filling for a luxe, velvety bite. Taylor Worden, Good Housekeeping, 28 Apr. 2022 And the chicken curry, creamy in its combination of tomato paste and coconut milk, is anything but basic. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Violet, peach, blue cedar tree, moss, leather, and coconut milk are included in the mix. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 Prince William and Kate Middleton drank coconut milk from a tree planted by the Queen in 1982 on September 18, 2012 in Tuvalu. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 20 Mar. 2022 This one-pot wonder is Trinidad and Tobago’s unofficial national dish and a vibrant reflection of some of the Caribbean’s finest flavors: bright herbs, spicy-sweet aromatics, and rich coconut milk. Bon Appétit, 17 Mar. 2022 In the clip, Kwame instructs the rapper to stir coconut milk, chicken stock, and ginger-garlic puree into the rice dish. Tristan Balagtas, PEOPLE.com, 24 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of coconut milk

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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20 May 2022

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“Coconut milk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coconut%20milk. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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