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Cilantro-Lime Rice | Arroz con Cilantro y Limón

Tangy Cilantro-Lime Rice Photo Credit: Lola's Cocina

Tangy Cilantro-Lime Rice
Photo Credit: Lola’s Cocina

Rice is a staple not only in Mexican kitchens, but also in kitchens throughout the world. If you are anything like me, and grow tired of eating plain white rice, I have added a few ingredients to the mix to keep it fresh and fun. Cilantro and lime juice add pizzazz to this global grain, which I love to pair with chicken and seafood dishes. Read More…

Red Salsa with Tomato and Tomatillo | Salsa Colorada

by Eva Galicia (my cousins’ grandmother)

Ingredients:
10 jalapeños or 6 serranos
5 medium tomatillos
2 cloves garlic
½ medium onion diced
½ bunch cilantro diced
1 small can whole tomatoes
1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)

Preparation:

  1. Boil chile with tomato on high flame for approximately 5 minutes so that it still is partially raw.
  2. Blend chiles 15 seconds on high setting, then transfer to bowl.
  3. Blend boiled tomatoes and garlic 15 seconds on medium setting, then transfer to bowl with chiles.
  4. Blend canned tomatoes with sauce and salt on medium setting, and add to bowl.
  5. Mix ingredients in bowl by hand, then add onion and cilantro and mix once again.

Avocado Cilantro Salad Dressing | Aderezo de Aguacate y Cilantro

by Reyna Mendoza

Ingredients:
1 large avocado
½ cup apple cider vinegar
½ bunch cilantro stems removed
2 limes juiced (I prefer small Mexican or key limes)
Salt to taste

Preparation:

  1. Combine avocado, apple cider vinegar, cilantro, and lime juice, and salt. Blend for 60 seconds or until creamy.
  2. Taste and adjust salt. Serve immediately.