Cilantro Lime Rice

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Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 25 min

To make this Cilantro Lime Rice at home is very easy since it merely needs simple ingredients like long grain rice, chicken broth, salt, cumin, cilantro, and lime. Combine all of the ingredients as written in the directions below, and you will get a pan full of delicious Cilantro Lime Rice. Surprisingly, it also tastes as good as the ones sold in the Mexican restaurant. Now, prepare yourself and try to make one at home based on the recipe written below.

How to make Cilantro Lime Rice

It’s pretty quick to make this Mexican dish since you just need around 25 minutes to make six portions of Cilantro Lime Rice at home. Check out the ingredients and directions written below to guide you to the dish and make sure you follow them orderly from the beginning until the end.


  • 200 gr white rice (long grain)
  • 400 ml chicken broth
  • A half teaspoon of salt
  • A quarter teaspoon of cumin (grounded)
  • 30 ml of lemon juice
  • A teaspoon of zested lime
  • 30 gr cilantro (chopped)


1To start making this delicious Cilantro Lime Rice at home, you need to prepare those ingredients above. Next, you may prepare a saucepan or a skillet with large size. Here, you need to combine some ingredients in it, such as chicken broth, white rice, ground cumin, and salt.

2Heat the saucepan or large skillet over medium-high heat and make sure the mixture is completely combined. Also, you need to cook the mixture until it gets boiled. After that, you may lower the heat and simmer the mixture for around 20 minutes long.

3Additionally, in cooking the mixture over low heat, you may need to apply the lid on top of it. After 20 minutes passed, you may turn the heat off and don’t open the lid yet. Keep the lid on the skillet or saucepan and let it stand for around 10 minutes.

4To continue, you may open the lid to pour additional ingredients in it, such as lime juice, zested lime along with the chopped cilantro. Then, you may combine the mixture with a fork and prepare your serving platter because the homemade Cilantro Lime Rice is ready to enjoy.

Now, you can present this delicious and super easy homemade Cilantro Lime Rice to your family of friends. Moreover, this tasty and healthy dish is mostly liked by the kids. Additionally, you may enjoy this Mexican rice with several recommended side dishes, like burritos or homemade salad. Most importantly, enjoy the rice immediately for a better taste.

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