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Simple Supper: Lime-Cilantro Rice

Recipe from "The Martha Stewart Show" TV kitchen.

  • servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup white rice
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped cilantro


  1. Step 1

    In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups water, butter, salt, and cumin to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in rice, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook, covered, until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat; add lime juice and cilantro. Fluff with a fork until combined. Serve immediately.

The Martha Stewart Show, April 2006

Reviews (1)

  • 18 Aug, 2010

    I made it with Brown Basmati Rice - 50 minutes to delicious and nutricious!!