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Cilantro Lime Rice (a la Cafe Rio)

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Yummy rice like they serve at Cafe Rio.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Uncooked Rice
  • 1 teaspoon Butter
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lime Juice Plus 1 Teaspoon, Divided
  • 1 can (15 Oz. Can) Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Chopped Cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar

Preparation

Combine rice, butter, garlic, 1 teaspoon lime juice, chicken broth and water in a saucepan or rice cooker. Cook for 15-20 minutes until rice is tender.

In a small bowl, combine remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice, sugar, and cilantro. Pour over the hot cooked rice and mix in as you fluff the rice.

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Lark (SparkyLarky) on 3.27.2011

I am trying this tonight, to go along with some grilled chicken Kabobs. :)

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barb on 4.5.2010

this is a favorite in our house………cause we love cilantro.

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socalmom on 1.1.2012

Love this rice! I’ve made it several times in the rice cooker. I put all the ingredients into the rice cooker and just set it on “white rice” and it came out perfectly. I didn’t add sugar and it tasted just fine. This goes really well with any Mexican-type dish.

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babymama3 on 5.30.2011

This was a super easy, yummy addition to our soft taco dinner. The kids loved it as it is mild. I would have loved to have a little bit more flavor, but the recipe is a great base to play with. Thanks for sharing!

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