🍚👨🍳Rice contains a good amount of carbohydrates, which are important to fuel physical training. Carbs also replenish muscle glycogen pool after workouts. A very popular meal idea for gym lovers 🏋️ is a large bowl of white rice combined with grilled chicken breast for protein. A salad on the side would compose the perfect meal 💓
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Recipe CardDifficulty: easy
Brown rice – 195g / 1 cup
Water – 400g / 2 Cups
Olive oil – 30g / 2-3 tbsp
- Herb mixture
Cilantro – 8g / 1/2 cup
Spring onion – 25g / 1/2 cup
Lime juice, raw – 20g / 2 tbsps (1/2 lemon)
Salt, table – 3g / 1/2 tsp, or to taste
Black pepper – 1g / 1/2 tsp, or to taste
- Boil the rice accordingly* Set aside the rice and keep it heated.
- In a blender carafe, combine the cilantro (or parsley), scallions, oil, lime juice, and salt. If used, season with a liberal quantity of black pepper and lime zest, if desired. Blend until smooth and well blended.
- Fold the herb mixture into the rice until it is well combined. The rice should be green all the way through, just as in the pictures!
- Serve right away.
- To cook long-grained white rice on the stove, use a 2 to 1 water to rice ratio. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. You can add an optional pinch of salt if you wish.