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Lime Cilantro Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cilantro, cilantro lime rice, cilantro rice, cilantro rice recipe, lime, lime cilantro rice, lime rice, lime rice recipe3, rice
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 195 kcal


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


  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.

Nutrition Facts
Lime Cilantro Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 34mg1%
Potassium 63mg2%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.