Cilantro Lime Mexican Rice Recipe

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Cilantro Lime Mexican Rice
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  1. In large wide pan with tight fitting lid, heat oil under medium heat.
  2. Add onion and sautee for 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and sautee 30 seconds.
  4. Add white rice and stir very often for 6-8 minutes (some onions and rice will begin to brown).
  5. Add chicken bouillon and sautee for 2 minutes.
  6. Add water and bring to a boil.
  7. Cover, turn to lowest setting and do not remove lid for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and fluff with fork. Add in lime juice and cilantro.
  9. Cover (still off heat) and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork again and serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 439.37 Kcal (1840 kJ)
Calories from fat 74.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.31g 13%
Cholesterol 0.39mg 0%
Sodium 728.1mg 30%
Potassium 207.22mg 4%
Total Carbs 82.72g 28%
Sugars 2.08g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.85g 7%
Protein 7.96g 16%
Vitamin C 9.9mg 16%
Iron 4.2mg 23%
Calcium 57.7mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 109.9 Kcal (460 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.08g 13%
Cholesterol 0.1mg 0%
Sodium 182.13mg 30%
Potassium 51.83mg 4%
Total Carbs 20.69g 28%
Sugars 0.52g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 7%
Protein 1.99g 16%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 16%
Iron 1mg 23%
Calcium 14.4mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.1
  • 12

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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