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Cilantro Lime Rice

Posted by on August 2, 2019

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice is a super fast, copycat Chipotle rice recipe. Fresh cilantro, fresh lime, cooked rice, and a few pantry staples create a 10-minute flavor fiesta! It’s budget-friendly, naturally vegan, gluten-free, and YOU control the sodium!


2 tablespoons Avocado Oil or any oil
4 cups Cooked Rice white or brown
1 Lime zested and juiced
¼ cup Cilantro chopped
¼ teaspoon Kosher Salt
⅛ teaspoon Black Pepper
Heat AVOCADO OIL until shimmering on medium-high heat in a non-stick skillet.

Add COOKED RICE; sauté and stir until warmed through (4-5 minutes).

Add LIME JUICE; continue heating and stir until juice is absorbed (1-2 minutes); add CILANTRO, SALT, PEPPER, and LIME ZEST; gently toss to combine; serve warm.

• Prep: 5 Minutes
• Cook: 5 Minutes
• Total Time: 10 Minutes

Source: The Kitchen Girl (Servings: 8 | Yield: 4 cups)

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