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96% would make again

Cilantro Rice

Tasty Team


for 4 servings

  • 1 cup white long grain rice (200 g)
  • 2 dried bay leaves, or fresh bay leaves
  • 1 ½ cups water (360 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro (20 g), finely chopped

Nutrition Info

    Calories 195
    Fat 0g
    Carbs 42g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 0g
    Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium saucepan, add the rice, bay leaves, and water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 18 minutes.
  3. Remove the lid, fluff the rice with a fork, and cover. Let rest and absorb any steam for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the bay leaves, then add the lime juice, lemon juice, salt, and cilantro. Stir to combine.
  5. Enjoy!

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