Green Rice /restaurant style

3
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe is from Mexican restaurant in Las Vegas at the Stations.
This is so good I always get this in place of the white rice.
Try it you will love it too!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    long grain rice
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic from a jar
  • 3 c
    vegetable broth
  • 1 or 2 medium
    ripe haas avocados
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp
    lime zest
  • 1/2 to 1 c
    fresh cilantro leaves (or baby spinach leaves)
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1/4 c
    chopped white onion
  • ·
    tequila or water- as needed

How to Make Green Rice /restaurant style

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring rice and vegetable broth to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Combine in a blender the the avocado pieces, lime juice,lime zest and olive oil. Pulse a few times. Add cilantro and cayenne pepper if using. Blend until smooth, adding a little tequila as needed to make the mixture the consistency of dairy sour cream.
  3. Stir the rice with a fork to fluff and add the chopped onions and garlic and dash of salt if desired. Stir avocado mixture into the rice and serve warm.
    If you like serve with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with chopped green onion tops.

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About Green Rice /restaurant style

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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