Thai Style Lime Pilaf

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by cylee

Oh, yum! My version of Trader Joe's. I was down to my last bag of TJ's Lime Pilaf and dreaded the long (2hr) drive for more. Decided to try to recreate, this is what I came up with. Hope you enjoy as much as I do! Cook times are approximate, you may need to adjust for your stove/cookware and elevation.

Top Review by Outta Here

Very tasty rice dish. I will add a tad more pepper flakes next time, though. Nice side to an Asian chicken dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredints except basil in pot, stir over medium heat until reaches boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 15-20 minutes without lifting lid.
  3. Remove lid, add basil and fluff with fork. Let sit, covered for 5 additional minutes.
  4. If your rice seems sticky, a small squeeze of fresh lime juice stirred into rice will help.

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