Cilantro Lime Rice

Try this Easy Cilantro Lime Rice made with our Success® Jasmine Rice. Perfect for adding an extra bit of zest to your meal.

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Servings SERVES 4

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 3 cubes chicken bouillon, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 each garlic clove, chopped
  • ½ tsp ground cumin, optional
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper, optional

Instructions

  • Cook up this Cilantro Lime Jasmine Rice for the perfect side along with your next Monday night 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 medium skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion 2 minutes, then add garlic and cumin, if desired. Sauté 30 more seconds.

    Step 3

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

Zesty Side-Dish

Making the perfect rice dish can seem like a difficult feat. Add some additional steps and ingredients, and it can feel just as tricky as a new recipe. Well, not anymore because this recipe for Cilantro Lime Jasmine Rice puts those worries to rest.

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

First off, our Boil-in-Bag Success® Jasmine Rice is not only full of the true aromatic Jasmine flavors you love but also cooks up in just 10-minutes. Whether that’s in the microwave or stovetop, you’ll have your rice ready in less than 15 minutes.

Next, sautéed onions mixed with garlic and just the right amount of cumin get this recipe off to a great start. After the onions have softened and the spices are toasted up, you’ll add in your pre-cooked rice, fresh lime juice, and chopped cilantro.

That’s all! Cilantro lime rice for everyone. Well, for four – to be exact – or double the batch and make it for a larger group. See instructions for cooking additional rice bags, here.

Cubes to Granules

When cooking this recipe, keep in mind that 3 chicken bouillon cubes are equal to 1 tbsp chicken bouillon granules.