Avocado Cilantro Lime Rice

Ole! I am a Mexican Food Nut! I love everything from South of the Border! I love the authentic recipes and those that are consider Mexican-American. The hubbyman made Chipotle Pork Ribs on the grill for me today ( Happy Mother’s Day) so, I made this rice to go with it… it was fast and easy!

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked instant rice ( such as Minute Rice ™)
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp lime zest
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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The Cast of characters ….

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Mash avocado and add the Cumin ( a I use 1/4 tsp, but you can add more )

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Grate in one garlic clove.

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Add  your lime juice.

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Then add your zest… careful, that white is bitter… yuck.

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Mix your Avocado well and chop your fresh cilantro and keep separate.

Cook Rice per package Directions….

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allow to cool about ten minutes and fluff with fork.

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Add the avocado mix and fold in well with fork, fluffing as you go…salt and pepper to taste…

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And you’re done! Serve immediately!

Buena Comida !!

 

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