Lime Cilantro Rice

Lime Cilantro Rice

Side Dish Rice

Easy and delicious! Great with salmon, chicken, or turkey tacos.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 84
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


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

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 3.1g 5%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Potassium 97mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 12.7g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Protein 2.4g 5%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 482IU  
Vitamin C 5mg  
Calcium 12mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 21mg  
Folate 19mcg