Cilantro-Lime Rice

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

Yield: Serves 7 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Total:
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 3 Minutes
Total: 33 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 55
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 11.7g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 97mg
  • Calcium: 3mg

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. 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. 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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