Cilantro lime brown rice is a comforting side dish to accompany your favorite Mexican inspired cuisine. Use it as a base for chicken (or beef), black beans, corn, pico de gallo, avocado, etc. The flavors marry together and provide a perfect flavor combination!
- Brown rice
- Olive Oil
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Cilantro Lime Brown Rice
- Instant Pot
- 1 cup brown rice
- 1 cup + 3 tbsp water
- 1 qty lime
- ¼-½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- Pour one cup plus 3 tablespoons of water and one cup of brown rice into the Instant Pot. Set timer for 15 minutes on high pressure with the valve closed. *See notes if you would like your rice to have a firmer texture.
- When timer is finished, wait ten minutes for the Instant Pot to naturally release steam before opening the valve.
- Fluff rice with a fork. Stir in the juice of one fresh squeezed lime and add chopped cilantro.