Last night’s dinner was quesadillas and cilantro lime rice. Here in Texas we sure do eat a lot of Mexican food! I love cilantro on everything.
Here is the recipe I used to make my cilantro lime rice:
1 cup Minute® Rice long grain white rice
1/2 lime, juice of
2 cups water
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro (or you can buy those tubes of prepared cilantro already mixed in the vegetable isle)
3 tsp vegetable oil
(I add green onions, but you don’t have to…I just love green onions & they add a sharpness)
Add rice, water, 1 tsp oil + salt. boil on high until for about 4-5 minutes. Then, in a medium bowl, combine chopped cilantro, lime juice, rice, 2 tsp oil, & toss until mixed.
This rice is so easy and QUICK to make. I love taking it to potlucks too because you can make a whole lot of it and it has a ton of flavor. You can serve with quesadillas like I did, burritos, or enchiladas. It’s a great side dish for any Mexican meal.
You know I’m always looking for quick and easy meals. Terence and I both work over 40 hours a week and we have a growing boy on our hands. Minute® Rice makes it super easy for me to prepare a wholesome and filling meal for my family. The best part is it doesn’t take up my entire evening and I can do the things I really enjoy!
Minute® Rice is so quick and easy to prepare and is great pantry staple. When meal time seems like a hassle, Minute® Rice is a go-to ingredient your whole family will love and allows you to have more quality time doing what your want with your loved ones.
Leftover rotisserie chicken or veggies from a meal earlier in the week? Minute® Rice can easily be paired with some of your leftover ingredients to make a quick, easy and wholesome meal your whole family will love in just a matter of minutes.
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Tip: I also love homemade salsa & I mix it with sour cream for a sauce….it’s great to poor over the rice too 🙂