Mexican Hearts of Palm Rice

Mexican Hearts of Palm Rice

This rice alternative uses heart of palm but the same technique can be used for cauliflower rice.

Allowed for Ideal Protein phases 1 to 3.


  • 12 oz. package hearts of palm rice such as Palmini
  • 1 tsp. avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro – minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. cumin


Step 1

Rinse the heart of palm rice well under running water in a large fine mesh strainer. Set in the sink to drain.

Step 2

Heat up a large pan over medium high heat and when hot, add the oil. Once the oil is hot, add the rice and cook. Stir occasionally until no liquid remains, for about 5-10 minutes total.

Step 3

Transfer rice to a serving bowl.

Step 4

Stir in lime juice and cilantro.

Step 5

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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