Cilantro Lime Rice Bowls

Ingredient List

  • 2 cups long grain rice (rinsed)
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 5 tbsp lime juice divided
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Zest of one lime
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 pack (4 links) Seemore Chicken Chili Verde sausages
  • Avocado sliced
  • Fresh lime wedges
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil

Directions

First make quick pickled onions:

Bring water, apple cider vinegar, honey, and salt to a simmer. Add sliced onion to a jar and pour vinegar mixture over the top. Cover with a lid and let sit for at least 30 minutes.

Then start your rice:

Add rice, water, vegetable broth, 3 tbsp lime juice, avocado oil to an instant pot (or cook on stovetop according to directions. Set Instant Pot to “rice” setting — (will cook for 12 minutes) and then natural pressure release for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile:

Chop 1/2 cup cilantro and set aside. Cut up 1 package of Seemore Chicken Chili Verde Sausages. Add avocado oil to a pan and brown sausage over medium heat.

When rice is done, release the rest of the pressure, fluff rice with a fork, and add in the remaining 2 tbsp lime juice, lime zest, salt, and chopped cilantro. Stir and fluff with a fork again. 

Lastly, build your bowl! Cilantro lime rice, browned sausage, avocado, pickled onion, more fresh cilantro, and squeeze of fresh lime. Enjoy!

Recipe created by @sweatysweetpotato.

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