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Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Lil' Luna
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! 
4.90 from 29 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 271 kcal


  • 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 to taste


  • Pour all ingredients into a large pan and bring to a boil.
  • Add lid and simmer for 20-25 minutes (stirring occasionally), until rice is cooked.
  • Fluff and serve warm. ENJOY!



Calories: 271kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 5gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 685mgPotassium: 224mgFiber: 1gVitamin A: 230IUVitamin C: 18.6mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 1.1mg
Keyword Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice, Cilantro Lime Rice, Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe, How to Make Cilnatro Lime Rice
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