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Cilantro Lime Rice served on a blue plate.
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5 from 2 votes

Cilantro Lime Rice

Pair up this delicious rice, Cilantro Lime Rice with anything.  Your options are limitless.  Excellent with grilled chicken, fajitas, smothered pork chops, stuffed in tacos, burritos and even on top of nachos.
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Mexican Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro or more
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp water


  • Cook white rice to your liking.
  • Add cilantro, garlic, lime juice, garlic, salt, oil and splash of water to a blender.  Blend until smooth.
  • Stir cilantro blend into warm rice.   
  • Serve immediately and top with fresh chopped cilantro.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 25mg | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.1mg