Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice requires about 30 minutes from start to finish. One portion of this dish contains roughly 3g of protein, 1g of fat, and a total of 178 calories. This gluten free, dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and vegan recipe serves 6 and costs $1.45 per serving. It works well as an affordable side dish. This recipe from Simply Recipes has 81 fans. A mixture of lime zest, water, lime juice, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. With a spoonacular score of 47%, this dish is solid. Similar recipes are Tequila Lime Chicken With Cilantro Lime Rice, Cilantro Lime Rice (Rice Cooker), and Cilantro-Lime Rice.

Servings: 6

Cooking duration: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups basmati long grain white rice

1 cup lightly packed chopped cilantro, leaves and tender stems

1 clove garlic, minced

3 Tbsp lime juice

Zest of 1 lime

2 Tbps olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

2 1/4 cup water

Equipment:

sauce pan

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

1 Brown the rice: Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan on medium high heat. Add the raw rice and stir to coat with the olive oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the rice has started to brown.Add the garlic and cook a minute more.2 Add water, salt, zest, then simmer: Add water, salt, and lime zest to the rice. Bring to a rolling boil, then cover and lower the heat to low to maintain a very low simmer. Cook undisturbed for 15 minutes (check your rice package instructions), then remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes.Fluff the rice with a fork.3 Stir in lime juice and cilantro: Transfer the rice to a serving bowl. Pour lime juice over the rice and toss with chopped cilantro.Serve with chicken, steak, shrimp, Mexican or Asian food.

 

Step by step:

Add water, salt, zest, then simmer


1 Brown the rice

1. Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan on medium high heat.

2. Add the raw rice and stir to coat with the olive oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the rice has started to brown.

3. Add the garlic and cook a minute more.2


Add water, salt, and lime zest to the rice. Bring to a rolling boil, then cover and lower the heat to low to maintain a very low simmer. Cook undisturbed for 15 minutes (check your rice package instructions), then remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes.Fluff the rice with a fork.3 Stir in lime juice and cilantro

1. Transfer the rice to a serving bowl.

2. Pour lime juice over the rice and toss with chopped cilantro.

3. Serve with chicken, steak, shrimp, Mexican or Asian food.


Nutrition Information:

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178k Calories
3g Protein
0.68g Total Fat
39g Carbs
6% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
178k
9%

Fat
0.68g
1%

  Saturated Fat
0.13g
1%

Carbohydrates
39g
13%

  Sugar
0.4g
0%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
396mg
17%

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Protein
3g
7%

Manganese
0.53mg
26%

Selenium
7µg
10%

Vitamin K
8µg
8%

Vitamin C
6mg
8%

Copper
0.13mg
7%

Phosphorus
58mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.52mg
5%

Vitamin B6
0.09mg
5%

Fiber
1g
4%

Vitamin B3
0.81mg
4%

Vitamin A
189IU
4%

Zinc
0.55mg
4%

Magnesium
14mg
4%

Iron
0.5mg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
3%

Potassium
89mg
3%

Calcium
23mg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.03mg
2%

Folate
7µg
2%

Vitamin E
0.21mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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