Cilantro Lime Rice

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Cilantro Lime Rice


  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup cilantro with stems
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce


Rinse rice well in cold water. Drain.

Place 3 cups water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Add rice and salt. Cover. Reduce to low heat and cook for 20 minutes or until done.

Place all other ingredients in a blender and puree. Stir into cooked rice.

Drizzle rice with Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa and serve it alongside a bowl of Chipotle Pinto Beans as a side dish for Grilled Skirt Steak & Chipotle Onions, Chipotle Brined Chicken Tinga, or most any savory food.

Makes 8 servings.

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  • Name: Helen
    Date: June 6th, 2016
    OMG, this is a delishious side dish!!