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gluten-free, dairy-free cilantro lime rice

Cilantro Lime Rice | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

Simple fresh ingredients made this delicious and easy cilantro lime rice!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cilantro lime rice, rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Deana Larkin Evans


  • 1 cup uncooked basmati rice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup homemade chicken stock
  • 3/4 cup filtered water
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp organic raw blue agave
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the rice, olive oil, garlic, chicken stock and water. Bring to a boil then cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the rice is cooked. 

  2. Mix together the lime juice and agave. 
  3. Remove the rice from the heat and add the agave, lime juice, cilantro and salt to taste. Stir with a fork until well combined.

Recipe Notes

I like the organic raw blue agave from Wholesome.  Also to clean up the recipe make sure your ingredients are organic whenever possible.