Instant Pot® Cilantro-Lime Rice

Transform boring, basic rice into something extraordinary with the addition of a few fresh ingredients. In this recipe, lime and cilantro are paired to create a classic flavor combination that brings added depth to your dishes.

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Instant Pot® Cilantro-Lime Rice

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Natural Release (NR) 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 5


  • 1 cup Long-grain brown rice, rinsed until water runs clear
  • 1 1/4 cup Chicken or vegetable broth, preferably organic
  • 3 tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Lime zest, preferably organic
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  • Add rice and broth to Instant Pot® container and stir to combine. Cover and lock lid into place. Set the valve to “Sealing” and select the “Manual” and “High Pressure” settings. Adjust cook time to 15 minutes.
  • Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then do a quick release for any remaining pressure.
  • Remove lid and stir in lime juice, lime zest, cilantro, and garlic powder. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. If desired, allow flavors to combine for several minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Keyword Cilantro Lime Rice

Instant Pot® Cilantro-Lime Rice

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