Coconut Lime Cilantro Rice Recipe Video

Who gets bored of the same old rice?… I do! This rice really has such amazing flavor that will really add a kick to your whole dinner! You get a subtle coconut flavor and the the freshness of the lime and cilantro make you want/need more.


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Canned coconut milk14 Ounce
 Water1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Jasmine rice/Long grain rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Lime2 , zested and juiced
 Salt1 Pinch
 Cilantro1 Bunch (100 gm), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 466 Calories from Fat 193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 89.9 mg3.7%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 9 g18.1%

Vitamin A 33.9% Vitamin C 18%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 2.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pot over medium high heat, pour the coconut milk, water, stir to mix and add in the rice.
2. Stir it and allow to come to a boil.
3. Once the rice mixture comes to boil, turn down the heat to low, put the lid on and allow to cook for about 25 minutes.
4. After 25 minutes, add in the lime zest and juice, salt and cilantro.
5. Using a fork fluff the rice and also mix well.

6. Serve hot as desired.