How to Make Mango Sticky Rice

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[Editor's Note: Sometimes getting a recipe right is as simple as knowing exactly the right ingredients to use. This seemingly-easy Thai dessert requires a specific kind of rice to make it work—if that element is missing, it won't resemble the real thing! Learn the secret of the delicious dessert, which is a great one to keep in your back pocket for gluten-free or vegan entertaining. --Genie]

Mango Sticky Rice - Khao Niew Mamuang

The key here is to use a perfectly ripe mango whose flesh is sweet and smooth. I prefer the Ataulfo (champagne) mangoes, but any variety that is ripe and sweet should work well. Then you spoon another little bit of the coconut sauce on top, sprinkle with some toasted sesame seeds, and before you know it, you have one of Thailand’s most popular desserts!

Mango Sticky Rice

Image Credit: Rachel Cooks Thai, used by permission.

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