Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 45 min 4
Cilantro Lime Brown Rice
Health Rating


1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, dry
2 1/2 cup Water
2 whole lime(s) Lime peel (zest)
2 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh)
1/2 bunch Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1 pinch Sea salt
1 dash Black pepper


Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium high heat. Add rice to oil and cook 1-2 minutes, stirring continuously. Add water and bring to a boil. Cover tightly and reduce heat to low simmer (lowest setting) and cook for 45 minutes or until all liquid has been absorbed.

Fluff rice with a fork and season well with salt and pepper. Zest your limes and add to rice. Squeeze lime juice into rice and add chopped cilantro then stir until all is combined.

Taste for salt and pepper and adjust if necessary.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 204
Calories from fat 43
Calories from saturated fat 6.7
Total Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 44 mg
Potassium 144 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 3.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 1.5
Vegetables 0.4

Energy sources