Cilantro Rice

Cilantro Rice Recipe

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Kristin Miller


I happen to love cilantro. This is a little on the spicy side but its really good!


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 1
    jalepeno seeded and minced
  • 2
    garlic cloves minced
  • 2 c
    white rice (we prefer jasmine)
  • 1
    14.5 oz. can reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1
    4oz. can diced green chilies
  • 3/4 c
    lightly packed, chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Cilantro Rice


  1. In a large heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat.
    Add onion and cook 2 minutes, Add jalapeno and garlic, cook 2 to 3 minutes, until onion is soft and beginning to color.
  2. Add rice and cook, stirring constantly, until grains turn translucent, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in broth and 1 can water and bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in chilies and salt. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 15 to 17 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in cilantro just before serving.

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About Cilantro Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Healthy

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