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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.
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
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.
Makes 4 servings. 3/4 cup per serving.
Nutrition Per Serving:
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 1g
Mono Fat 3g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 0g