Cilantro Lime Rice

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Cilantro Lime Rice is the perfect side dish for Mexican Food night and a great copycat of Chipotle Restaurant!

Prep time: PT5M
Cook time: PT20M
Total time: PT25M
Yield: 6 Servings

  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil Or Cooking Oil
  • 1/3 cup Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 cups Long Grain Jasmine Rice 
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 whole Lime Juiced ( 2 tablespoons in case your limes not juicy)
  • 1/3 cup Cilantro Leaves, Chopped

Cooking Directions

  1. In a large saute pan or pot with a lid add oil and onion. Cook over medium heat until onion starts to soften and becomes fragrant.
  2. Stir in garlic, rice and salt. Cook until rice starts to become translucent and garlic is fragrant.
  3. Stir in water. Cover pot and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook until rice has absorbed all of the water about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and fluff rice with a fork. Stir in lime juice and cilantro and serve immediately!