Cilantro Lime Rice

Enhance your meal with this delightful Cilantro Lime Rice recipe. The combination of fresh cilantro and zesty lime creates a burst of flavor that will elevate any dish. Whether served as a side or mixed into your favorite burrito bowl, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser!

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice


  • 2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water


  1. Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the rice, water, and salt. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 18-20 minutes, or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff the rice with a fork and let it cool for a few minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the cilantro, lime juice, and lime zest.
  6. Gently fold the cilantro mixture into the cooked rice until well combined.
  7. Serve warm as a side dish or as a base for your favorite bowl.

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information: Calories – 200kcal, Carbohydrates – 45g, Protein – 4g, Fat – 0.5g

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