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Rice Cooker Cilantro Lime Rice

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Rice Cooker
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This rice cooker cilantro lime rice recipe is a delicious side dish for your favorite tacos, burritos, or fajitas! Best of all, it’s so easy to make it — you only need 5 ingredients!


Units Scale
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (juice from about 1 lime)


  1. Add the rice, water, oil, and 1 teaspoon of salt to a rice cooker.
  2. Cook until the water has been absorbed, then transfer the rice to a large bowl.
  3. Fluff the rice with a fork and stir in the chopped cilantro and lime juice. Add additional salt to taste.

Keywords: rice cooker cilantro lime rice