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Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice

Make perfect cilantro lime rice every time with the Instant Pot. This rice is a great side dish to any Mexican meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keywords cilantro lime rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 204 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons canola vegetable, or grapeseed oil
  • 3 tablespoons juice of lime divided
  • 2 cups long grain white rice 
  • Zest of one lime 
  • 1/2 cup of fresh chopped cilantro 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Put the broth, water, oil, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, and rice in the Instant Pot. Lock the lid in place and push the "Rice" button on the Instant Pot. This will cook the rice for 12 minutes. When the Instant Pot beeps, let it sit for 5 more minutes. After the 5 minutes, using a hot pad, quick release the pressure by turning the steam release valve to vent. Let all of the steam out and carefully remove the lid.
  2. Transfer the rice to a large bowl. Fluff the rice with a fork. Add the remaining tablespoon of lime juice, lime zest, chopped cilantro, and salt. Stir and fluff the rice again with a fork. Serve warm.
  3. Note-we have the 6 QT Instant Pot.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 384mg16%
Potassium 64mg2%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.