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Cilantro Lime Rice

 
Cilantro Lime Rice
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A refreshing and tasty cilantro lime rice goes deliciously well with any your favorite Mexican main dishes.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

8

min

Ready

18

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic
minced
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
sliced
4 cups rice
cooked
4 tablespoons cilantro
chopped
1 tablespoon lime juice
or to taste, fresh
1 scoop salt and black pepper
to taste
*
1 x limes
wedges, to serve, optional
*

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet or a wok, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat until hot.

Add the garlic and scallions, stirring frequently, and cook for about 1 minute until very fragrant.

Add the rice, stirring often, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.

Stir in cilantro and lime juice until evenly combined and heated through, about 2 minutes.

Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Serve warm with more lime wedges if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 5 years

Next time when you have leftover rice, remember to make this cilantro and lime rice, you can either serve it as a side dish with any Mexican main dishes, or use it as one of the fillings to make burritos, it adds lots of deliciousness.

Feel free to throw in a few chopped fresh or pickled jalapenos to add some heat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 204g (7.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 7115% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 50%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 7% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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