Saturday 20 January 2018

Shopping around: Coconut milk rated

M&S Coconut Milk
M&S Coconut Milk
Blue Dragon Coconut Milk 400ml
Aldi Coconut Milk

Edel Coffey

Coconut milk is one of those really handy ingredients to have around the house. I usually have three or four on standby. All you need then is rice, curry powder or paste and some fresh vegetables to make a delicious and quick curry

Blue Dragon Coconut Milk 400mls

Price -€1.84

Price per 100ml - 46c

This is a tried and trusted brand when it comes to coconut milk and it's easy to see why - rich and reliable in texture.

Per 100mls, you get 154 calories, 15g of fat, 2.1g sugar and 1.4g of protein.

5/5

Marks and Spencer Coconut Milk 400mls

Price - €2.99

Price per 100ml - 74c

This has an excellent creamy texture and a really nice luxurious consistency. The difference is in the ingredients with less saturated fats than the other two.

Per 100mls, there are 184 calories, 19.2g of fat, 2.1g of sugar and 0.6g of protein.

4/5

Aldi Asia Coconut Milk 400mls

Price - 95c

Price per 100ml - 23c

There's not much to criticise about this - it tastes good and can't be beaten on value for money. Great for everyday dinners. Per 100mls, you get 204 calories, 20g of fat, 1.8g of sugar and 2g of protein.

Irish Independent

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