I have made CLR (not the cleaner) before and it was pretty good. So I decided to venture with a new recipe and make a few extra changes. I attempted to use brown rice for health factor.
The recipe was great....but my version failed miserably!
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2 teaspoon Smart Balance Oil
4 teaspoons fresh cilantro-chopped
2 cups basmati rice (I used brown basmati rice)
4 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
Juice of one lime (I used frozen lime juice that I thawed)
So first lets just point out all the mistakes...
A. Using brown Basmati rice-The flavor is way too strong...I mean it tasted like what a corn crib at a farm smells like. Brown Basmati has a very nutty flavor which didn't allow for any lime or cilantro flavor to penetrate. Next time I will stick to White Basmati Rice!
B. Freezing lime juice is dumb. A while back I thought I would freeze the juice of some leftover fresh limes I had. Apparently, freezing the juice causes some sort of breakdown in the flavor which leaves the juice extremely bitter...I am sure others already knew this.
C. I used way too much water...The rice was sticky and overcooked.
So the point of this post is to help others not make the same mistakes I did. I am pretty certain if you follow the real recipe from the link above...the rice will turn out stupendous. I will let you know once I make it again!