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
- 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
- Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
- In a medium saucepan, combine the rice, water, and salt. Bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 18-20 minutes, or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
- Fluff the rice with a fork and let it cool for a few minutes.
- In a small bowl, mix together the cilantro, lime juice, and lime zest.
- Gently fold the cilantro mixture into the cooked rice until well combined.
- 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