Pressure Cooker Cilantro Lime Rice

Yield: 6 servings Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 30 minutes October 16, 2018

This flavorful rice with cilantro and lime juice is prepared in a pressure cooker, which allows you to start the cooking process and walk away to focus on other dishes. It pairs well with chicken fajitas and charro beans.

Recipe from Dad Cooks Dinner.


  • 2 cups jasmine white rice or long grain white rice
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 tsp. fine sea salt or 1/2 tsp. table salt
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice (juice from 1 lime)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


Pour the rice, water, and salt into the pressure cooker pot and stir.

Lock the lid and pressure cook on high pressure for 4 minutes. Let pressure come down naturally for 10 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure in the pot.

Fluff the rice with a fork, then stir in the lime juice and chopped cilantro. Serve.

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