Transform boring, basic rice into something extraordinary with the addition of a few fresh ingredients. In this recipe, lime and cilantro are paired to create a classic flavor combination that brings added depth to your dishes. This recipe is a great compliment to the Mexican Shredded Chicken recipe that I shared earlier.

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice
Serves 6
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 c. cooked rice*
  2. 3 T. fresh lime juice
  3. 2 t. lime zest
  4. 3 T fresh cilantro, chopped
  5. Salt and black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Fluff cooked rice with a fork and stir in fresh lime juice, lime zest, and cilantro until blended. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and serve immediately.
Notes
  1. * Can use white, brown, or jasmine rice. (Brown rice is shown in the images).
La Vida Dulce by Yaya http://lavida-dulce.com/

Cilantro Lime Rice

 

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