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MEXICAN GREEN RICE Serves 4-6.
This sabroso rice is a perfect compliment to burritos, enchiladas, etc.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup uncooked rice, any variety of your choice
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- Juice of 1/2 lime
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
- 1/4 chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, more to taste
- Salt to taste
Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and saute' over a medium heat until golden. Add the rice and over 2 cups of water for white rice and 2 1/2 to 3 cups for brown rice. Stir in the cumin and oregano and bring to a simmer, then simmer gently, cover until the water is absorbed, 20 minutes for white, 35 for brown. Stir in the lime juice then stir in the salt to taste and season with cilantro. Serve at once. Muy delicioso!
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