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Lime Cilantro Rice Recipe

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


Submitted by cumin

Makes 4 servings



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

Recipe Ingredients for Lime Cilantro Rice

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

Recipe Directions for Lime Cilantro Rice

  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.

  3. Yield 2 cups OR 4 servings

  4. Prep Time:10 Min Cook Time: 20 Min Total: 30 Min

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 178.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
27mg
1%
Potassium
76mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
37.8g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2% Iron 11%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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