Shopping around: Coconut milk rated
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 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.
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.
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.