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Easy Cilantro-Lime Rice

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"Serve this cilantro-lime rice with tequila-lime chicken!"
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35 m servings 144 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir rice and garlic in hot oil until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir chicken broth, lime juice, and salt into rice; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover the saucepan with a lid, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  2. Stir cilantro, corn, green onions, and lime zest into rice until well-mixed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 144 calories; 2.9 g fat; 27.1 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 1 mg cholesterol; 650 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Enjoyed this easy dish and will make again. Served with slow cooker cilantro lime chicken, chipotle barbacoa, black beans pico do gallo, guacamole, etc. etc.

Very tasty. Just the perfect lime taste. I particular like my rice white so next time I am going to use half chicken broth and half water.

Very good, quick and easy.

Delicious and easy to make.

I was looking for cilantro & lime rice and this one is good. Thanks!

This was great! I made it to jazz up our usual taco night. Due to weeknight rush, I skipped the corn and green onion but I'm sure that would be even better. It was still good without it!

I’m not a huge rice fan but this was fantastic! I’m about to make some more. Definitely will make over and over.

Loved it! Added extra broth, and then added grilled zucchini and squash.

I made this recipe and it was so easy and delicious. I read the other reviews so I knew I could sub for the rice I had on hand. I used Rice Select Royal Blend. It has Texmati white, brown, wild ...