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Cilantro and Lemon Brown Rice

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1/2
white onion, chopped into large pieces
1
garlic clove
2-1/2 cups chicken stock
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cup long-grain brown rice
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon lemon zest
1/2
cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

For more color and flavor, mix in 1/4 cup of wild rice with the long-grain rice.

Turn your bowl of brown rice into a dish full of flavor that your family will love. Add a touch of lemon juice and cilantro to this dish and serve it warm or as a cold salad.

Directions

  • 1 In a blender, process the onion and garlic with the chicken stock.
  • 2 Heat the oil in a medium-sized pot on high heat. Sauté the rice with the oil, stirring continuously until the rice is lightly golden.
  • 3 Carefully transfer the contents in the blender to the pot with the rice. Season with salt.
  • 4 As soon as it starts to boil, reduce to low heat, cover with lid and let cook on low for 20-30 minutes, or until all the liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice and zest and mix in. Cover and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • 5 Add fresh cilantro just before serving. Serve and enjoy!

Turn your bowl of brown rice into a dish full of flavor that your family will love. Add a touch of lemon juice and cilantro to this dish and serve it warm or as a cold salad.

Rate and Comment

Leslie Limon Leslie Limon
September 20, 2016

Turn your bowl of brown rice into a dish full of flavor that your family will love. Add a touch of lemon juice and cilantro to this dish and serve it warm or as a cold salad.