Cilantro Rice

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

Cooled with cilantro and scallions, this rice is also heated with a chile kick.

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  1. Bring rice, water, and 1 t salt to a boil in a 1 1/2-2 quart heavy saucepan, then reduce heat to low and cover pan with a tight, fitting lid. Cook 20 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Remove lid and fluff rice with a fork.
  3. While rice is cooking, puree cilantro, onion, scallion, jalapeno, lime juice, olive oil and remaining 1/2 t salt in blender( if necessary add 1 to 2 T water to facilitate blending).
  4. Add mixture to rice and stir with a fork until combined well.