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cilantro lime rice in a white bowl

Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Cilantro lime rice is the perfect side dish to all your favorite Mexican meals.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cilantro lime rice, rice
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 203 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime juice of
  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp chicken bouillon


  1. Heat up oil in a pot over medium heat. Once hot add the rice.

  2. Fry the rice until it turns a golden color. Be sure to stir so that it cooks evenly.

  3. Then add the water and chicken bouillon and stir. Taste and add salt if desired.

  4. Bring the rice to a boil the reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 20 minutes.

  5. Fluff rice with a fork. Add the lime juice and chopped cilantro. Use the fork to fluff and evenly distribute the lime juice and cilantro.

  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 135IU3%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.