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Santa Fe Lime Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican


  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice or calrose rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. To use a rice cooker, combine all the ingredients in the cooker. Cover and turn on.
  2. To cook on the stove, combine the rice, broth, and salt in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Decrease the heat to simmer and add the lime juice, butter, cilantro, and cumin. Stir, cover, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, until rice is tender.

Recipe Notes

Variation: Add 3 cups (about 1 pound) shredded cooked chicken to take this recipe from side dish to main dish.