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Cilantro-Lime Rice

Mrs Brown

"Very similar to the rice of a famous burrito place, this rice pairs well with Mexican food and can be used as a filler in burritos."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 115 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Bring the rice, water, and chicken bouillon to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the lime juice, cilantro, and salt; fluff with a fork and serve.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 115 calories; 0.3 g fat; 25.2 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 66 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I used a bit less lime juice than the recipe calls for after reading the reviews. Also I the cilantro (plus a bit extra chopped finely) just before the rice finished cooking to allow the extra ...

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Compared to "that burrito place" (which I frequent at LEAST once a week), this comes close, but not enough for me to use as a substitute for my "burrito place's" rice fix. I wanted to leave the ...

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Compared to "that burrito place" (which I frequent at LEAST once a week), this comes close, but not enough for me to use as a substitute for my "burrito place's" rice fix. I wanted to leave the ...

This isn't really that good. We doubled the recipe and were anxious to make it due to the fact that we enjoy that certain "burrito place" that they claim it tastes like. However, such was not th...

I used a bit less lime juice than the recipe calls for after reading the reviews. Also I the cilantro (plus a bit extra chopped finely) just before the rice finished cooking to allow the extra ...

The chicken bouillon granules kills the lime and cilantro taste. Use plain water instead and you will get the taste that you are looking for.

an additional note: this recipe had the water measurements for high altitude (denver, co) and should be adjusted for other cities

This was light and fresh tasting and we both loved the lime/cilantro blend of flavors. Hubs and I enjoy cilantro in mild amounts so I reduced it by about half but prepared the rest of the recip...

When I was done revving up this recipe it was good, but the base recipe was just average. I’m taking it to a work potluck and we have several vegetarians there (so I nixed the chicken bouillon...

Turned out pretty good! We used basmati rice- it is what the burrito places use and can be found at most grocery stores. Just be sure to follow the cook time that the rice package recommends as ...

I'm not the biggest fan of cilantro (I'm of the camp who thinks it tastes soapy) but I tolerated this okay because I reduced the amount some. Loved the lime. I used chicken broth instead of the...