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Cilantro Lime Rice, Not Your Ordinary Rice



2 Tbsp unsalted butter butter
1 cup uncooked white long rice
juice and zest 1 large lime
1 15 oz can low sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
¾ teaspoon pepper
Salt to taste


In a skillet melt butter with rice over medium heat and lightly brown rice.


Add the chicken broth and the rest of the ingredients, including juiced lime half.


Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.











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Clarissa Ellis grew up learning to cook with her mom. In a time where traditional home-cooked food was going out of style, Clarissa learned to love and make those simple 'comfort foods' and family favorites. As she grew - and her mom got busier with long work hours, Clarissa supported her mom by taking over most of the cooking duties around the home. By the time Clarissa started high school - she had absorbed her mother's approach to traditional, homestyle Italian dishes; and thanks to So Cal's great weather year round... a love of cooking on the grill. Fast forward 30 years and Clarissa has never stopped cooking. She continued to explore food, learning more from So Cal's amazing cultural variety, trying things out on her family and her friends... and always learning. Never content to merely cook a good meal, Clarissa developed the habit of talking sharing her ideas with family, friends and coworkers. After a lifetime of learning and experimenting, Clarissa's love affair with traditional Italian cooking, and 'comfort foods' has grown into a robust, creative and cross-cultural approach to cooking that still manages to remain 'accessible' to the rest of us. Now Clarissa brings her experience and her approach online through her blog - giving all of us a chance give ourselves, our friends and our family the benefits of a lifetime of passion and joy in cooking simply great meals.

6 responses »

  1. Sounds and looks great, but my wife just can’t eat cilantro….


  2. Sounds wonderful! A nice spin to plain rice.


  3. Sound delicious and easy especially when am at office 😥



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