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Easy Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Cilantro, Lime
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup white basmati rice
  • tsp fresh lime zest
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter
  • cups water
  • ½ tbsp fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro (loosely packed)


  • In a medium-sized non-stick pot, add all of the ingredients to a pot (except the cilantro).
  • Bring to a boil and cover with a lid. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer (low setting) and stir.
  • Continue stirring frequently to avoid sticking.
  • Once you notice that most of the liquid is gone, remove the lid.
  • Once all of the liquid is gone, stir in your cilantro and garnish with an extra squeeze of lime (if desired). Serve and enjoy!