Nearly any brand new can of coconut milk will be chunky when you open it, and that has to do with how it is made. Organic coconut milk is made by simply blending coconut and water. Coconut milk is chunky because coconut is high in fat and less dense than water.
Also question is, is lumpy coconut milk OK?
Then, how do you fix curdled coconut milk?
The solution is very quick and easy. Simply add 1 tablespoon of cornflower per 400ml (a normal sized tin) to stabilise the mixture.
How can you tell if Silk coconut milk is bad?
If the coconut milk has gone bad, it will smell sour and may contain mold. It may also appear chunky and darker in color and will have started to curdle. The best way to prevent coconut milk from spoiling is by keeping all your canned goods and cartons in a dark, cool place that’s free from humidity.
Texture: Coconut oil will either be in liquid form or solid form, depending on whether you store it at room temperature or in the fridge. If the oil starts to look chunky, with an inconsistent texture, like curdled cream, it has likely turned bad.
If you notice a metallic taste, you leave your coconut milk in the can when you put it in the fridge. Never keep canned foods in their original packaging in the refrigerator.
The high fat content in full-fat coconut milk, coconut meat and coconut oil can cause digestive symptoms like diarrhea or abdominal cramps, particularly if you have irritable bowel syndrome.
One of the surest ways to know that something is wrong with coconut is to check them. If moisture, mold, or liquid leaks on the eyes, it means that the coconut has spoiled. Such fruit is not recommended for use as it can lead to bacterial infection or digestive problems.
Does Coconut Milk Go Bad? Unopened, sealed containers of coconut milk can last several months, but opened coconut milk cans and cartons do go bad. Fresh, homemade coconut milk lasts up to five days in the refrigerator when properly stored in an airtight container.