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Cilantro Lime Rice made with Coconut Milk. Creamy and light rice perfect to go with any meal!
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5 from 3 votes

Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice

Plus up your rice with this easy recipe.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 13.5 oz can coconut milk
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 2 limes or refrigerated lime juice is ok too
  • 1 C white rice
  • 1 C water
  • salt to taste


  • Combine rice, water, coconut milk, juice of 1 lime and salt in a large pot.
  • Put the lid on tight and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Fluff rice with a fork and add chopped up cilantro and juice from the other lime.
  • Taste and add more salt if necessary


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