Cilantro Lime Rice

Jennifer H

By
@Kinepeli

This side dish goes well with any type of Mexican meal. I usually use a combination of white and brown jasmine rice.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
water
1 1/2 c
chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
1 1/2 c
long grain rice
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
lime zest
2 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 c
cilantro, roughly chopped
2 Tbsp
butter

Step-By-Step

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1Measure rice into a pot. Add salt, water and broth. Bring just to a boil. Reduce heat and add butter. Cover and cook 15-20 minutes until liquid is absorbed and rice is soft.

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2While the rice is cooking, zest the lime. Squeeze the lime juice into a bowl with the zest. Set aside.

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3Chop the cilantro. Set aside.

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4When the rice is done cooking, stir well. Add the lime zest, juice and cilantro.

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5Stir well. Keep covered until served.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #rice, #lime, #cilantro