Cilantro-Lime Rice

Oxmoor House
Serve this rice with practically everything, from fish tacos to Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce.

Yield:

Serves 7 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Recipe Time

Hands-On: 3 Minutes
Total: 33 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Amanda Haas,

Cooking Light Real Family Food

September 2012