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Cilantro and Lemon Brown Rice

Cilantro and Lemon Brown Rice
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
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.

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

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!

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • 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.
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