Pineapple Cilantro Lime Rice

A copycat version of Chipotle's Cilantro Lime Rice with an added twist of fresh pineapple for extra flavor. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Pineapple Cilantro Lime Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 140 kcal
Author A Mind Full Mom


  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 jalapeno cut in half and seeded
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • 1 bunch of cilantro stems discarded and leaves chopped


  1. Bring pineapple juice, water, jalapeno, garlic and salt to a boil. Add in rice and lower to simmer. Cover and simmer for 50 minutes, or until rice is tender and absorbed.
  2. Remove jalapeno.
  3. Stir in zest and juice of lime and chopped cilantro.
  4. Serve on the side or as the bed to a main course.

Recipe Notes

Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice Directions


Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Cilantro Lime Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140
% Daily Value*
Sodium 392mg 16%
Potassium 101mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Vitamin C 12.7%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.