Island White Rice with Lime

  • Active Time 5m
  • Total Time 25m

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 whole clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives (optional)


In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the rice, salt, butter, lime juice and garlic. Cover the pan and lower the heat. Simmer for 18-20 minutes, until all the liquid is absorbed. Remove the clove of garlic.

Place the rice in a serving bowl. Stir in the lime zest and chives, if desired.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 5381

nutrition information per serving

198 calories; 3g total fat; 8mg cholesterol; 294mg sodium; 38g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 3g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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