Rice with Lime Pepper & Cilantro

Rice with Lime Pepper & Cilantro

The bright flavours of lime and cilantro make this a perfect side dish for fish or chicken. And it pairs wonderfully with our Marinated Tofu recipe, too!

Serves 2

Prep time – 5 mins

Cook – 20 mins

Total – 25 mins


1 cup long-grain Jasmine rice (rinsed well and drained)

1 1/2 cups water

3 tsp olive oil

1 tsp Lime Pepper

1 tbsp chopped cilantro

1 small garlic clove

2 scallions, chopped finely *optional

Pinch of red chile flakes


  1. Rinse off the rice using a sieve, place in a small pot and toast it on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add 1 tsp of olive oil and Lime Pepper. Stir and then add water.
  3. Bring water to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes. (check rice package for cooking time, as they sometimes vary.)
  4. Remove the lid, fluff with a fork and add the garlic and scallions. Mix lightly.
  5. Let cool and then add cilantro, red pepper flakes and remaining 2 tsp of olive oil.