Cilantro Rice

Recipe by Izzy Knight
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 1
    large jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 2
    cups white rice (Japanese best)
  • 1
    (14 1/2 ounce) can reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1
    (4 ounce) can diced green chilies (mild)
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 34
    cup lightly packed chopped cilantro
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat.
  • Add onion and cook 2 minutes.
  • Add jalapeno and garlic, cook 2 to 3 minutes, until onion is soft and beginning to color.
  • Add rice and cook, stirring constantly, until grains turn translucent, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Pour in broth and 1 can water and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in chiles and salt.
  • Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 15 to 17 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Stir in cilantro just before serving.
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