Shortcut Cilantro-Lime Rice

Cilantro-lime rice is the perfect accompaniment to any Mexican dish, but preparation is time-intensive. This short-cut recipe will do the trick in just a few minutes. 

1 pouch steam-in-bag brown rice (frozen brands like Rice Expressions, Trader Joe’s work best)
1/3-1/2 C cilantro, finely chopped
1 lime, juiced
Dash of salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

1.  Cook rice according to package instructions, minus 30 seconds.
2.  Pour rice into a microwave-safe bowl and stir in lime juice and cilantro.
3.  Microwave mixture for 30-45 seconds until steaming hot. Add salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!


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