Cilantro Lime Rice – Spend With Pennies

This recipe is a simple facet dish that’s straightforward to make at house.

Home made cilantro lime rice wants few elements and is filled with taste.

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Elements for Cilantro Lime Rice  

This Chipotle copycat cilantro lime rice is filled with contemporary taste.

Rice – Basmati and long-grain white rice are our first decisions as they’ve much less starch and the grains keep separated. You should utilize different sorts of rice together with brown rice or cauliflower rice.

Cilantro – Cilantro provides freshness to this recipe.

Lime – Lime is likely one of the primary flavors of this dish so I extremely suggest contemporary lime juice. Bottled lime juice will work however the taste could be bitter in comparison with contemporary juice.

Variations – Add a can of drained black beans to cilantro rice and a few grilled veggies to make a vegetarian burrito to get pleasure from on the go! Swap out the rice for cauliflower rice for all the flavour with not one of the carbs!

cilantro lime rice

Methods to Make Cilantro Lime Rice

  1. Rinse and drain the rice and cook dinner per the recipe beneath.
  2. Let the rice relaxation for five minutes, fluff with a fork, and stir in lime juice, cilantro, and salt.
  3. Garnish with slices of lime and serve scorching.

Contemporary taste! Lime cilantro rice provides contemporary, citrus taste to chicken burrito bowls, taco salads, or quesadillas and shrimp tacos.

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Make Forward?

Make a batch (or two!) of cilantro lime rice as much as a day forward. Maintain one batch within the fridge and freeze the remainder in quart-sized zippered luggage

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro lime rice offers white rice a zesty improve. Chopped cilantro and contemporary lime juice are combined with fluffy white rice to enrich any Mexican meal.

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook dinner Time 15 minutes

Resting time 5 minutes

Complete Time 25 minutes

Creator Spend With Pennies AO

  • Rinse rice and drain nicely.

  • Deliver rice, bay leaf, water and salt to a boil. Cowl and cut back warmth to a simmer. Cook dinner quarter-hour or till water is absorbed.

  • Take away from warmth and let sit 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  • Stir in lime juice, cilantro and salt to style. Serve.

If utilizing long-grain white rice, it would come out fluffier whether it is washed a number of occasions till the water runs clear to take away the floor starch.

Energy: 172 | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fats: 0.3g | Saturated Fats: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 0.1g | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.5mg

Diet data offered is an estimate and can range primarily based on cooking strategies and types of elements used.

Course Facet Dish
Delicacies American, Mexican, Tex Mex

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