Green Rice

Green rice goes well with fish tacos, kebabs, or grilled chicken.

  • Servings: 4
Green Rice

Source: Everyday Food, May 2010


  • 1 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 white onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving (optional)


  1. In a blender, combine cilantro, parsley, onion, garlic, and 1 3/4 cups water. Season with salt and pepper and blend until smooth, 15 seconds.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high. Add rice and stir to coat. Add herb mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove pan from heat and let sit, covered, 5 minutes. Add lime juice and fluff with a fork. Serve rice with lime wedges if desired.


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