5 from 1 vote
This Cilantro Lime Rice recipe is truly delicious, easy and of course a favorite side for tacos, enchiladas or simply grilled chicken or fish. - Teaspoon Of Goodness
Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
This Cilantro Lime Rice recipe is truly delicious, easy and of course a favorite side for tacos, enchiladas or simply grilled chicken or fish.
Author: Brandy
Ingredients
  • 2 C Basmati Rice
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 5 TBSP finely chopped Cilantro
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 TBSP Lemon Juice
Instructions
  1. Bring 8 C of water to a boil in a pot.
  2. Add the rice, salt, and a bay leaf.
  3. Return the water, rice, sale and bay leaf to a boil.
  4. Boil for an additional 12 minutes , uncovered.
  5. Remove the bay leaf.
  6. Using a fine strainer drain the rice.
  7. Rinse with hot water.
  8. Put the rice in bowl.
  9. Cut the cilantro into little pieces.
  10. Juice the lime.
  11. Juice the lemon.
  12. Stir in the cut cilantro, lime juice and lemon juice.
  13. Add salt if more seasoning is needed.
Recipe Notes

To freeze this recipe I will make it all except the cilantro. I will warm up in the microwave at dinner time and toss fresh cilantro in at serving time.