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Cilantro Lime Rice

This rice is a "must try"!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef

Ingredients

  • 1 cup jasmine rice or basmati
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp . salt
  • 1 tsp . sugar
  • 1 Tbsp . vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp . fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp . fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp . orange juice
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp . cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add salt, bay leaf and rice. Return to boil. Reduce to simmer, cover 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, leave covered for 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  • Fluff rice with fork, add oil, sugar, zest, and juices. Stir to combine.
  • Add cilantro right before serving.