This is great served with Sweet Barbacoa Pork, or any chicken, beef or pork dish.


1 cup extra long grain rice or basmati rice

1/2 lime, juice of

2 cups water

1 tsp salt

3 Tbsp fresh chopped cilantro

4 tsp vegetable oil


In a small pot, add rice, water, 1 tsp oil and salt.  Boil on high until most of the water evaporates.  When the water just skims the top of the rice, reduce to low and cover about 15 minutes.  Shut off flame and keep covered an additional 5 minutes.


In a medium bowl, combine chopped cilantro, lime juice, rice and remaining oil and toss until completely mixed.


Makes 4 servings of 3/4 cup each for 4 pts or 6 pts+