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Ginger & Cilantro Lime Rice


It's that time of the week when my husband is asking for rice again. This time, I decided to pair it up with the Lemon Curry Chicken I made for dinner. The chicken dish has amazing flavors of lemon, curry and sesame oil so to compliment that, I came up with the following recipe for Ginger Cilantro Lime Rice.

The freshly grated ginger makes the rice fragrant, while the chopped cilantro offers a burst of freshness. Finally the freshly squeezed lime juice brings it all together with a nice subtle tang. For additional flavor, I also added a pinch of garlic powder and salt to taste.

Ginger & Cilantro Lime Rice
original Joelen recipe

2 cups freshly prepared steamed jasmine rice
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1 teaspoon fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 1/2 teapoons fresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
salt to taste


Prepare 2 cups of steamed jasmine rice. Once it's cooked, add the remaining ingredients and lightly fluff together to combine. Cover and allow it to sit for at least 5 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

9 comments

  1. What a sweet spouse you are! I would have told him to make his own rice hahaha.

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  2. Have I mentioned how happy I am that you're feeling up to cooking again?! I know what I want for dinner!

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  3. Ooh, this looks great! Thanks for the recipe.

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  4. Seriously Joelen, I have to stop reading your blog when I'm hungry - that chicken and rice are fantastic and right up my alley - can't wait to try both!!!

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  5. looks so fantastically fresh!!!

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  6. I love cilantro and lime - now all I need is rice!

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  7. Sounds like a great dish with your lemon curry chicken!!

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  8. The recipe sounds delicious. I want to try it home.

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  9. This recipe is great except for the garlic, just hate garlic. Can't wait to try out the ginger rice recipe. Will use this for my blog also, thank you. 8)

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