Rice with Cilantro and Scallions Recipe

Rice with Cilantro and Scallions

Cilantro and Scallions add a delicious twist to this rice recipe that pairs perfectly with Shrimps in Chiplote Sauce with Zucchini and Chorizo.

Yield: 4 servings

Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 cup (200 g) long grain white rice
  • 1 tsp butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1-1/2 cup (360 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup (16 g) thinly sliced scallions
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro (coriander leaves), finely chopped


Heat butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add rice and cook stirring all the time for 3-4 minutes. Add warm chicken broth and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a quick boil and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and cook for about 17 minutes. Remove rice from the heat and let it sit covered with the lid for about 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork and add the scallions and cilantro. Toss lightly to mix and serve.

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