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Cilantro-Lime Rice

Oxmoor House
Hands-On time 3 mins
Total time 33 mins
Yield Serves 7 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Serve this rice with practically everything, from fish tacos to Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 55
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.2 g
  • carbohydrate 11.7 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 97 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in rice, chicken broth, and 1 tablespoon lime juice.

  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice and cilantro; fluff with a fork.

Cook's Notes

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