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Cilantro-Lime Rice Instant Pot

  • Author: wellnesssleuth
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 4 - 6


Cilantro-Lime Rice is a delicious and easy-to-make dinner that can be made in an Instant Pot. This recipe is perfect for busy weeknights when you need a quick and healthy meal. Cilantro-Lime Rice is made with brown rice, cilantro, lime juice, and garlic. 



1 c. long-grain brown rice, rinsed until water runs clear
1¼ c. chicken or vegetable broth, preferably organic
3 T. fresh lime juice
1 T. lime zest, preferably organic
¼ c. fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1 t. garlic powder

Sea salt and black pepper, to taste




  1. Add rice and broth to Instant Pot® container and stir to combine. Cover and lock lid into place. Set valve to “Sealing” and select the “Manual” and “High Pressure” settings. Adjust cook time to 22 minutes.

  2. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then do a quick release for any remaining pressure. 

  3. Remove lid and stir in lime juice, lime zest, cilantro, and garlic powder. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. If desired, allow flavors to combine for several minutes before serving. Enjoy!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 22 mins

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