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Cilantro-Scallion Lime Rice
Cilantro-Scallion Lime Rice

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Bring your rice dishes to life! Lime, cilantro and scallions perk up white rice for a fluffy, flavorful bed for your favorite dishes or as a tasty side all by itself.

This recipe is part of our Slow Cooker Classics recipe special.

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup white basmati rice
2 cups water
1 1/2 tbsp Smart Balance® Cooking Oil
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 lime, juice of
2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
2 tbsp fresh chopped scallions

Recipe Steps

In a small heavy pot with a fitted lid, combine rice, water, 1 tablespoon of the oil and salt, and bring to a boil.

When the water reduces and barely skims the top of the rice, reduce the heat to low and cover the pot; cook about 15 minutes.

Remove from heat but keep covered 5 more minutes.

Fluff with a fork and toss with remaining oil, lime juice, cilantro and scallions.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings. 3/4 cup per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 219
Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 1g
Mono Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 485mg
Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g