Jasmine Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Try this easy recipe for Cilantro Lime Rice made with our Success® Jasmine Rice. It’s perfect for adding an extra bit of zest to your meal!

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Jasmine Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon, crushed
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin (optional)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Lime wedges, optional


  • Cook up this Cilantro Lime Rice for the perfect side along with your next roast chicken, Mediterranean kebabs, or as a tasty filling in some homemade burritos.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions, adding crushed bouillon cubes to water.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion for 2 minutes, then add garlic and cumin, if using. Sauté for 30 more seconds.

    Step 3

  • Remove from heat and fold in cooked rice, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Zesty Side-Dish

If making the perfect rice dish seems like a difficult feat, this recipe is for you. This recipe for Cilantro Lime Rice puts any worries you may have to rest.

With a few tips and tricks, you’ll have a savory, fluffy rice dish in no time. It all comes down to easy-to-cook rice, a dash of spices and a bit of sautéing.

First off, our Success® Boil-in-Bag Jasmine Rice is full of the aromatic jasmine flavors you love and cooks up in just 10-minutes. Whether that’s in the microwave or on the stovetop, you’ll have your rice ready in less than 15 minutes!

Next, sautéed onions mix with garlic and just the right amount of cumin to get this recipe off to a great start. After the onions have softened and the spices are toasted, you’ll add in your precooked rice, fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro. And that’s it! In no time, you’ll have Cilantro Lime Rice for everyone. Double the batch and make it for a larger group, if you have more mouths to feed. See instructions for cooking additional bags of rice, here.

Cubes to Granules

When making this recipe, keep in mind that 3 chicken bouillon cubes are equal to 1 tablespoon of chicken bouillon granules. If you are looking for a seafood option try our easy shrimp fried rice recipe.