Cilantro Lime Rice


Cilantro lime rice is the perfect simple side dish for any Mexican inspired dinner!

Made with just a handful of simple ingredients and absolutely loaded with zesty flavor. Easy to make and so delicious! Gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and vegetarian.

– Jasmine or basmati rice – Water or broth – Kosher salt – Garlic powder


Prepare the rice

Using a fine mesh strainer rinse the rice until the water runs clear. Add to a medium sized saucepan along with 1 1/2 cups water or broth, kosher salt, and garlic powder.

Bring to a boil and reduce heat to lowest possible temperature. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes before removing the lid.

While the rice cooks, prep the remaining ingredients.

Prep the olive oil and lime mixture

In a small bowl mix together the olive oil, lime juice, lime zest, green onion, and jalapeño if using. Chop the cilantro and set aside, keeping it separate from the other ingredients.

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