Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice 

Serves 4  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 tablespoon butter 
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, minced 
  • 1 cup long-grain rice 
  • 1 teaspoon s.a.l.t. sisters Lime Fresco or any sea salt 
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced  
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro 



Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat.  Add the onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until onions have softened.  Add garlic and continue cooking for 1 minute, stirring constantly.  Reduce the heat to low and add the rice and Lime Fresco sea salt.  Sauté’ rice for about 3 minutes, stirring constantly to make sure the rice doesn’t burn.  Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low, cover; simmer for about 20 minutes until the rice is tender.   

Just before serving, stir in the juice of 1 lime, the zest of 1 lime and the cilantro.   

s.a.l.t. sisters Charmane Andrews Skillen