Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice

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Prep Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Bowls, Side Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 145.06 kcal


  • Stove


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups brown rice long-grained
  • 2 tbsp lime juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cups cilantro chopped


  • Bring water and brown rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, about 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Transfer brown rice to a large bowl and let cool for about 6 minutes.
  • Whisk the lime juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt together in a bowl; stir into rice. Fold the cilantro into rice mixture. Enjoy!

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 145.06 Calories from Fat 25
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.75g4%
Saturated Fat 0.48g3%
Sodium 586.83mg26%
Potassium 119.76mg3%
Carbohydrates 27.57g9%
Fiber 1.73g7%
Sugar 0.5g1%
Protein 2.92g6%
Vitamin A 142.75IU3%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.05mg3%
Vitamin B3 2.6mg13%
Vitamin B5 0.4mg4%
Vitamin B6 0.21mg11%
Vitamin C 5.48mg7%
Vitamin E 0.49mg3%
Vitamin K 1.35µg1%
Calcium 8.6mg1%
Copper 0.1mg5%
Folate 11.9µg3%
Iron 0.79mg4%
Manganese 1.01mg51%
Magnesium 40.18mg10%
Phosphorus 108.87mg11%
Selenium 6µg9%
Zinc 0.71mg5%
Ess-Methionine 59mg
Ess-Tryptophan 34mg
Ess-Threonine 96.5mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 136mg
Ess-Arginine 200.5mg
Ess-Lysine 102.5mg
Ess-Leucine 218.5mg
Ess-Isoleucine 110.5mg
Ess-Histidine 67mg
Ess-Valine 154mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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