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Lime Cilantro Rice with Ginger

Always on the outlook for something new, full of flavor and light, this recipe was adapted from the one Pioneer Woman used in a recent episode. I just Asian-ized it by adding the ginger!

First, sauté half a large, finely chopped onion

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Add 1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger root and 1 garlic clove that has been crushed

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Add about 2 cups uncooked rice.  Brown it a little in the onion, garlic and ginger mixture to release the flavors of the rice.

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Add 2 – 2 1/2 cups broth, zest of 2 limes, juice of 1 whole lime. 

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Let simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked.  Finely chop about 1-2 tbsp of fresh cilantro (or parsley if you don’t have it) and toss through the rice.

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Keeping the citrus theme, this dish would be great served with Honey Orange Chicken and Spring Rolls (recipe to come!).  Add a fresh side dish of tossed raw veggies with a lime dressing. Enjoy!