Lime Cilantro Rice

This recipe is excellent with fish.

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Serving size: 4
Calories per serving: 163

1 teaspoon canola oil canola oil
1 cup white rice long grain white rice
1 cup chicken stock chicken stock
2 strips limes to 3 lime peel
1/2 teaspoon salt kosher salt
1 tablespoon lime juice lime zest plus 2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 cup cilantro chopped fresh cilantro leaves plus more for sprinkling
2 parts green onions green onions green only chopped

Heat the oil in a large saucepot over medium-high heat. Add the rice and toast until lightly golden, about 1 minute. Add the stock, lime peel, salt and 1 1/2 cups water and bring to a boil. Cover the rice, reduce the heat to low and simmer until all of the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Let the rice stand, covered, about 5 minutes, then stir in the lime zest, juice and cilantro. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with more cilantro leaves and green onion.


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