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Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

This recipe tastes just like Cafe Rio and Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice! If you've ever been to either of these restaurants, you know how delicious cilantro rice is inside a salad, burrito, or taco. Now you can make this delicious lime rice from home! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 271 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 2 cup rice
  • 4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • garlic salt and pepper to taste


  1. Pour all ingredients into a large pan and bring to a boil.

  2. Add lid and simmer for 20-25 minutes (stirring occasionally), until rice is cooked.

  3. Fluff and serve warm. ENJOY!

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Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 685mg30%
Potassium 224mg6%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 18.6mg23%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.