Cilantro Lime Rice
cilantro lime rice in a bowl

Cilantro Lime Rice

June 3, 2021

Mixed in a burrito or served as a side, this easy to make rice is full of flavor and pairs perfectly with chicken, beef, or pork.


  • 3 tablespoon lime juice (freshly squeezed), and zest of one lime
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup long grain basmati rice
  • 2 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pinch of salt to taste


  • Cook rice to package specifications using stock for the liquid.
  • Once cooked, open lid and add butter, lime juice, cilantro, and lime zest.
  • Fluff all with a fork.

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Liz Erickson Monson

Liz Erickson Monson - Senior Communications Manager

With expertise in communications and agriculture, Liz is on the Robinson Fresh marketing team as a senior communications manager. In her role, she is focused on media relations, social media and other external communication channels. She is also an editor for Freshspective. When Liz is not at work, she’s spending time outside with her husband and dog. 
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