Hatch Chile Cilantro Lime Rice

Transform your ordinary rice into a masterpiece with this Hatch Chile Cilantro Lime Rice recipe. Bursting with vibrant flavors this dish is sure to elevate any meal and best of all it is easy to whip up.  Whether you’re a spice lover or just looking to add some zest to dinner, this recipe is a must-try.

This rice is perfect for rice bowls or even as a stand-alone side dish. This rice is amped up with flavors. The Hatch Diced Green Chiles gives this rice a kick of heat and the lime zest and juice gives this rice a burst of citrusy freshness. The heat from the Hatch Chiles, the freshness from the lime, and the savory notes from the cilantro come together to create a dish that’s anything but ordinary.

Impress your family and friends with this easy-to-make, yet impressive, recipe. Spice up your dinner routine and let this rice become a star of your meal.

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Hatch Chile Cilantro Lime Rice

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups gluten-free vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • 4 ounces Hatch Diced Green Chiles – mild or hot
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime – zest finely grated
  • ½ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon butter or dairy-free butter


  • Combine the rice, vegetable broth, bay leaf, and ½ teaspoon of salt. Cook either on stovetop or in rice cooker. Add Hatch chiles, zest and juice of lime, cilantro, and butter. Fluff with a fork.


Nutrition Facts
Hatch Chile Cilantro Lime Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 138mg6%
Potassium 97mg3%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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