Coconut Rice

Written by Chacha on Jan 20th, 2014 in Chicken stock, Coconut Milk, Latin, Lime, Rice, Side Dishes | No Comments

Ingredients 2 cups chicken stock (preferably homemade) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk Zest of 1 lime Kosher salt 2 cups raw long-grain white rice (preferably not converted) 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro, leaves only, for serving Directions In a medium saucepan with a tight fitting lid, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken […]

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Fruit Salad

Written by Chacha on Jul 28th, 2012 in Fruit, Lime, Mint, Recipe, Salad | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients For the dressing: 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar or orange liqueur (recommended Cointreau) 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint Zest and juice of 1 lime For the Salad: 2 kiwis, peeled and sliced 1 banana, peeled and sliced 1 cup red grapes 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 mango, peeled, pit removed and cut into […]

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Rice and Zucchini

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Chilies, Cilantro, Garlic, Lime, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons each unsalted butter and extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 2 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely minced ½ teaspoon freshly ground cumin 1 jalapeno pepper, finely minced ½ teaspoon Mexican or Greek oregano, crumbled 1 cup long-grain white rice (preferably not converted) 1 cup crushed tomatoes 1 lime, juiced 2 zucchini, sliced 2 […]

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Lime-cilantro Rice Pilaf

Written by Chacha on Jun 23rd, 2012 in Cilantro, Gluten Free, Latin, Lime, Onions, Rice, Side Dishes | No Comments

Servings: 3 to 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely chopped 1 cup raw long-grain white rice (preferably not converted) 1 1/2 cup chicken stock (preferably homemade) Zest of 1 lime Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, for serving 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, leaves only, […]

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