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Cilantro Lime Rice

Fresh cilantro and lime take fluffy rice to another level. Serve it as a side with your favorite Mexican or Asian dishes. Recipe source: Allrecipes

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4
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  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 Limes, juiced (about 4 tablespoons)
  • 1 cup White or Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, minced
  1. Bring the water to a boil; stir the butter and rice into the water. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Stir the lime juice and cilantro into the cooked rice just before serving.


  • Add 1 tablespoon of lime zest for extra flavor.  Simply use a zester or fine-sided grater to zest the lime.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe made with brown rice % Daily Value
Calories 201
Fat 4 g 5%
Saturated Fat 2 g 10%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 24 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 37 g 14%
Fiber 2 g 7%
Sugars 1 g
Protein 4 g 8%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Brown rice is a whole grain and a good source of magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6 and manganese and is high in fiber.

Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.

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