What could be a better side with Mexican cuisine than a steaming mound of rice? Add some garlic, chili, and earthy cilantro, and you have a rice dish that is as nutritious as it is delicious. If you have any leftovers, add it to soup or save to use as a simple lunch. Smart Recipes, Mexican Recipes, Grains Recipes, Recipes Grains Mexican Cilantro Rice Cilantro Rice Recipe | RecipeSavants.com PT45M Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 Cups Fresh Cilantro Leaves 3 Cloves Garlic 1 Jalapeño Pepper 3 Cups Chicken Stock 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Medium Onion 2 Cups Rice 1 Tablespoon Salt In a food processor, add jalapeño pepper, cilantro, garlic and 2 cups of stock and pulse until smooth. Keep side. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat and sauté onion for about 2 minutes or until browned lightly. Stir in rice and salt and sauté for about 5 minutes or until rice is toasted. Stir in cilantro mixture and remaining chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered tightly for about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and keep aside, covered for at least 5 minutes. With a fork, fluff the rice and serve.

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