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cilantro lime rice

Recipe by
Kathleen Williams
Fort Lawn, SC

Go to side dish for any fish or seafood.

yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cilantro lime rice

  • 1 c
    jasmine rice
  • 3 -4 Tbsp
    coconut oil
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 sm
    fresh limes
  • 3 -4 Tbsp
    cilantro, dried or fresh

How To Make cilantro lime rice

  • 1
    Rinse rice three times or when water is clear. Set a side. Zest and juice 1 1/2 lime. Set aside juice.
  • 2
    Heat coconut oil in a large pan, over med- high heat add onions and sauté until tender. Add rice and stir until rice is slightly opaque add garlic, bay leaf and lime zest. Let cook for a minute.
  • 3
    Stir in chicken stock and cover. Reduce heat to low and cook for 15 mins. Remove from heat and let sit for 20 minutes more. Stir and if still water let sit a little bit more.
  • 4
    Add butter, and lime juice and the cilantro. Stir and remove the bay leaf. Serve the other 1/2 lime as a garnish.

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