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Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

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


Submitted by lindsaypai

Makes 4 servings



A very flavorful rice that's a great side dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Rice

1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup basmati rice
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Cilantro Lime Rice

  1. Add the oil to a sauce pan and heat on low. Add the garlic and rice to the oil and saute for 2 minutes on medium heat stirring frequently.

  2. Add the chicken broth, salt, lime juice and bring to a boil. Cover and cook on low for 15 minutes or according to rice package directions.

  3. When the rice is done, add lime zest and chopped cilantro and stir to mix in. Serve immediately.

Categories

Rice, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 152.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
218
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
871mg
36%
Potassium
157mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
38.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
5.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* 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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