Pineapple-Lime Rice


Flavorful rice to accompany chicken or fish.

close up view of Pineapple-Lime Rice garnished with fresh herbs, a lime wedge, and a pineapple slice on a yellow plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice

  • ½ cup pineapple juice

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup crushed pineapple

  • 2 teaspoons butter

  • ½ teaspoon grated lime zest

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice


  1. Bring the rice, pineapple juice, water, pineapple, butter, lime zest, and salt to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in the cilantro, green onions, and lime juice to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

238 Calories
3g Fat
49g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 238
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 169mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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