Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon himalayan sea salt or regular sea salt
  • Juice and zest of one lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, remove the thicker part of the stalks and set aside, mince the leaves and the thinner stalks

- In a saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add rice and stir to coat.
- Add in water, salt, lime juice and lime zest and the thick stalks of the cilantro. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
- Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork, then stir in the chopped cilantro. 

To follow the 21 day fix meal plan, measure the portion in the yellow container and enjoy! 

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.  you can also freeze the individual portions in ziplock bags and reheat before serving. 

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