How to Make Cilantro-Lime Rice

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How to Make Cilantro-Lime Rice Recipe
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Heat oil in a large skilled over medium heat. Add the garlic. (Mmmm garlic!) Cook this for 3-4 minutes.

Heat oil in a large skilled over medium heat. Add the garlic. (Mmmm garlic!) Cook this for 3-4 minutes.

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In the meantime, juice and zest your limes. Go ahead and put them in the same bowl, they won't fight.

In the meantime, juice and zest your limes. Go ahead and put them in the same bowl, they won't fight.

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Note: When I first made this, I JUICED THE HECK out of those two limes b/c I was afraid it wasn't going to be enough. My rice was a tad on the limey side so don't worry about getting that last drop.

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Reduce the heat to low, and add your rice and salt. Cool over a low heat for ~3 minutes. Remember to stir constantly, you don't want burnt rice!

Reduce the heat to low, and add your rice and salt. Cool over a low heat for ~3 minutes. Remember to stir constantly, you don't want burnt rice!

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Once your rice is nice and toasty, add 2 cups of broth to start. You can add more as its needed.

Once your rice is nice and toasty, add 2 cups of broth to start. You can add more as its needed.

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Then add your lime juice/zest mixture! Stir and bring the mixture to a boil.

Then add your lime juice/zest mixture! Stir and bring the mixture to a boil.

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Once you bring it to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cover. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is done. Add more broth as necessary.

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When it's done you can add a little more lime juice if necessary (mine was fine as is) and stir in lots of chopped cilantro!  Enjoy!!

When it's done you can add a little more lime juice if necessary (mine was fine as is) and stir in lots of chopped cilantro! Enjoy!!

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