Who doesn't love cilantro lime rice? It's just delicious. Plus, it's a perfect side dish for Creamy Green Chile Enchiladas or Mexican Lasagna or Garlic Lime Pork Chops (along with Mexican Tomato Corn Salad)!
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup basmati rice
Juice from two small limes
1 1/2 cup water
3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
Basmati Rice -
I tbsp evoo + 1 cup rice + juice from two small limes
1 1/2 cup water --> boil
3 tbsp cilantro
1. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add in the rice and lime juice, and heat and stir for a minute or two.
2. Add in the water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes (or until rice is cooked).
3. Add in the cilantro and serve!
(heating olive oil)
(this is the rice I use)
(adding in rice and lime juice)
(stirring together rice, olive oil, and lime juice)
(after adding water and bringing to a boil, simmer covered for 25 minutes)