1 & 1/2 c. brown* rice
3 & 1/2 c. water
1 tsp. good vegetable or chicken soup base/bouillon
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small lime, cut in half
1/8 - 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
In large saucepan, combine rice & water. Heat over medium high to boiling. Quickly stir in soup base. Cover & reduce heat to simmer. Cook 35 - 45 minutes, until all liquid is just absorbed.
Fluff rice with fork. Squeeze lime juice over rice, add cilantro to taste. Stir well to combine. Let stand at least 5 minutes.
*You can substitute long grain white, basmati or jasmine rice. Adjust liquid & cooking time according to package directions.