Low Sodium Cilantro Lime Rice



Serving size

1/2 cup cooked rice
45 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied but doesn’t keep well.

Low Sodium Cilantro Lime Rice


2 Tbsp. Lite Coconut Milk
2 cup Water
1/8 tsp. Salt
1/2 lime yields Lime juice, raw
1/2 cup Brown rice
1/4 cup Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw (chopped)


Shake the can of coconut milk very well before opening it.

In a medium sauce pain, heat the coconut milk, water, salt and lime juice. When the liquid boils, stir in the rice.

Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, for about 40-45 minutes.

Do not boil away all of the liquid and do not stir the rice.

When a very small amount of liquid remains, remove the pan from the burner and let it stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fold in the chopped cilantro and serve.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

Never stir rice. It doesn’t matter how you cook it, stirring it breaks down the starches on the outer layer and turns the rice to a gooey paste. Simply place the rice in the boiling liquid, stir once and cover. Leave it alone until the water is evaporated.

"Have it jest as you've a mind to, but I've proved it time on time,
If you want to change her nature you have got to give her lime."

Rudyard Kipling, Author