Savory Cilantro Lime Rice

Savory Cilantro Lime Rice

Elevate your dinner experience with our delightful Savory Cilantro Lime Rice recipe. This dish combines the freshness of cilantro, the zing of lime, and the comforting aroma of perfectly cooked rice. It’s a versatile side that pairs seamlessly with various main courses or can stand alone as a flavorful, satisfying meal.


  • 2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced and zested
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth


  1. Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  2. In a pot, combine rice, cilantro, lime juice and zest, minced garlic, and salt.
  3. Add chicken or vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 18-20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  5. Fluff the rice with a fork and let it sit covered for an additional 5 minutes.

Total time: 30 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Savor the vibrant flavors of this Savory Cilantro Lime Rice, a perfect accompaniment to your favorite dishes.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories – 200, Fat – 1g, Carbs – 45g, Protein – 4g

Conclude your meal with a burst of flavors by serving this Savory Cilantro Lime Rice. It’s not just a side dish; it’s a culinary journey that adds zest to your dining experience. Whether enjoyed with grilled chicken, fish tacos, or as the star of a vegetarian bowl, this recipe promises to tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.