Caribbean Rice

Side Dishes

Caribbean Rice

Toss a cilantro, chile, and lime purée with plain rice to create a zesty rice side dish that's perfect with Caribbean-inspired menus.


4 servings

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Fresno chiles are similar to jalapeños in size and heat. Include some of the seeds if you prefer a hotter dish.


Purée cilantro, zest, lime juice, garlic, oil, and chile in a food processor.

Cook rice with water according to package directions until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Let rice stand 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

Stir cilantro purée into rice.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 214

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4g 6%

Saturated Fat 1g 5%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 10mg 0%

Carbs 40g 13%

Fiber 1g 4%

Protein 5g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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