Cilantro Lime Rice

6
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.

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

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.
2While the rice is cooking, zest the lime. Squeeze the lime juice into a bowl with the zest. Set aside.
3Chop the cilantro. Set aside.
4When the rice is done cooking, stir well. Add the lime zest, juice and cilantro.
5Stir well. Keep covered until served.

About Cilantro Lime Rice

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