40 min
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Easy Cilantro-Flavored Rice

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INGREDIENTS
    • Fresh cilantro – 3 ½ cups (3 oz)
    • Garlic – 3 cloves
    • 1 Serrano chili pepper, halved, seeded
    • Reduced-sodium chicken broth – 3 1/3 cups
    • Neutral oil – 1 tbsp
    • Yellow onion – ½ cup, minced
    • Long-grain white rice – 2 cups
    • Kosher salt – 1 tbsp
INSTRUCTIONS
    1. Blend cilantro, garlic, and serrano chili pepper with 2 cups broth until smooth.
    2. Add olive oil to a large frying pan preheated over medium-high heat; cook chopped onion until tender.
    3. Add dry rice, season with salt; stir well; cook for another 2 minutes.
    4. Add the cilantro broth and the remaining clear broth; stir to combine.
    5. Bring the rice to boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer under the lid until the rice is soft.
    6. Remove from heat; let rest for 5 minutes. Serve.