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Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice is a step up from plain white long grain rice with added fresh cilantro and the zest and juice from a lime.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cilantro Lime Rice
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 170 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com


  • 4 cups long-grain rice, cooked per package instructions
  • ½ medium lime, zested and juiced
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked rice with the zest of a lime, lime juice, fresh cilantro, butter, and salt.