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Cilantro Lime Rice

published Thursday, September 10, 2020

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes

Servings: 6

Cilantro Lime Rice side dish as a bright and flavorful alternative to plain rice. This restaurant inspired recipe is a refreshing rice side dish with any meal, or add to your next burrito.



Step 1

Bring 8 cups of water to boil. Add 2 tsp salt, 2 cups rice, and 3 bay leaves. Continue to boil, cooking for 12 minutes, stirring often.

Step 2

Use a fine mesh strainer to drain and then rinse rice with hot water.

Step 3

Add 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 3 Tbsp lime juice, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, and 2 tsp minced garlic. Serve warm.

Cook's Notes

This recipe can be prepared using Basmati or extra long grain rice.

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