Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Cilantro Lime Rice recipe? Learn how to make Cilantro Lime Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by teniren

Makes 4 servings



A healthy version of Chipotle's rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Rice

1 cup extra long grain rice or basmati rice
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 cups water
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
2 tsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for Cilantro Lime Rice

  1. In a small heavy pot, add rice, water, 1 tsp oil and salt. Boil on high until most of the water evaporates.

  2. When the water just skims the top of the rice, reduce to low and cover about 15 minutes. Shut off flame and keep covered an additional 5 minute.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine chopped cilantro, lime juice, rice and remaining oil and toss until completely mixed

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 173.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
588mg
24%
Potassium
63mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
37.3g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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