Lime Cilantro Rice

  • 25 mins total
  • 5 mins prep
  • 20 mins cook
  • serves 4 
Advertisement

IntroductionSkip To The Recipe

Lime cilantro rice.

Summer is officially over. Well almost! When you live in Arizona you never feel as your summer ends.
We have had a fantastic summer and this year we decided to take the summer off to enjoy some great travels and spend as much time with family as possible. With that said we also had a great time eating our way thru our vacation. No guilt eating, is the best!
While home, we made it a point to prepare some new fun dishes in our kitchen as well as some old time favorite recipes.
I will start with this new recipe, “Honey Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Garlic” that I have found in an old magazine long ago. I have modified to our taste and also due to the fact that we were not able to locate some ingredients. Isn’t that the fun of cooking after all? Creating, been adventurous with new flavors and most of all… have fun.
The strong flavor of the garlic and the lemon, required some side dishes that will blend well together while not overpowering each other. Milk peas and lime cilantro rice were just that, perfect side dish. The cumin from the rice blended well with the cilantro in the rice. The pea’s light and tender flavor was the perfect balance between them. Love it and could not get enough of it.
Do not be taken back by mi picture of the Roasted Chicken, the skin got a bit caramelized too much, however the flavor was not just perfect. Juicy chicken breasts, soft caramelized garlic.
A great meal for the whole family that is easy, delicious and a bit different.
Enjoy!

Honey Roasted Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Garlic
Milk peas
Lime Cilantro Rice

Giangi's Kitchen Signature

 

Nutrition Facts
Lime Cilantro Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 34mg 1%
Potassium 63mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 4.5%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 2.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Close Modal

Lime Cilantro Rice

  • 25 mins total
  • 5 mins prep
  • 20 mins cook
  • serves 4 

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Log In or Register to view and edit your grocery lists.

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup Jasmati or long grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon zest of lime
  • 2 tablespoons fresh juice of lime
  • 1/2 cup choped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil, stir in the butter and rice into water. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Stir the lime zest, lime juice, and cilantro into the cooked rice just before serving.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Get More Savings

Save money on groceries with FREE Printable coupons
Plus

Online Coupons and Savings from My Favorite Stores and Brands.

Find Offers
Advertisement