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Cilantro Lime Rice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
  • 2 ¼ cups basmati rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • juice of 2 limes
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • kosher salt, to taste
  1. Combine the rice, water, and bay leaves. Cook according to package directions. I make mine in a rice cooker.

  2. Once the rice is cooked, fluff it with a fork and add the vegetable oil, lime juice, cilantro, and salt. Stir to combine. Taste and add more salt if necessary.