Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

This Low Calorie Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice recipe is just 65 calories for 1 1/2 cups!

Our healthy cauliflower rice recipe is a Chipotle “copycat” recipe, and so much healthier and cheaper too!

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

This article will show you how to make cauliflower rice (we supplied you with 4 ways to make it!) and how to make cilantro lime cauliflower rice as well.

Keto Cauliflower rice Recipe

Try this “copycat” Chipotle cilantro lime cauliflower rice recipe for burrito bowls, as a side dish, or as a healthy base for any soup or salad.

This Low Calorie Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice recipe is just 65 calories for 1 1/2 cups!

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make homemade Chipotle cauliflower rice recipe.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card (2 actually!). You’ll find a nutrition label, learn how to make cauliflower rice 4 ways, and so much more.

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Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this cauliflower rice lime cilantro recipe to Pinterest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for homemade cauliflower lime rice recipes…

Mexican Cauliflower Rice Ingredients

This easy seasoned cauliflower rice recipe is packed full of flavor, while still keeping the calories and carbs low.

Try this cilantro lime cauliflower rice Chipotle “copycat” recipe in the following delicious lunch and dinner recipes…

5 Ways to Use Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice:

  1. Chicken Burrito Bowl Recipe (Just 399 Calories)
  2. Meal Prep Mexican Chicken Protein Bowls (Just 333 Calories}
  3. Healthy Fish Taco Bowl (Just 293 Calories)
  4. Arroz Con Pollo Mexican Chicken and Rice Recipe (Just 298 Calories)
  5. Healthy Vegan Rice Bowls (Under 400 Calories)
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Shopping List for Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipe:

  • Olive oil spray
  • Yellow onion 
  • Garlic
  • Riced cauliflower (frozen or see below for fresh)
  • Limes
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Salt

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of low carb lime cilantro cauliflower rice recipe you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this low calorie cauliflower cilantro rice can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make homemade cauliflower rice Mexican recipes…

How to Make Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Learn how to season cauliflower rice so it mimics real rice, and tastes amazing!

This section will review making a cilantro cauliflower rice Chipotle “Copycat” recipe so it tastes amazing, at a fraction of the calories you’d get the the popular restaurant.

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipes:

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Spray with olive oil and add the onions. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add in the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute.
  4. Add the cauliflower rice to the skillet and mix well. Turn the heat up to medium-high and cook for 5 minutes to cook off some of the moisture.
  5. Lower the heat to low heat, and add in the lime juice, cilantro, and salt. Mix well, and cook for an additional 2 minute before serving.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best homemade Chipotle cauliflower rice recipe…

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

This seasoning for cauliflower rice is by far our favorite.

Packed full of flavors like lime, garlic, and cilantro – all about 0 calories! – this healthy cilantro lime cauliflower rice can’t be beat!

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Healthy Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

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You can have 1 1/2 cups of this healthy cilantro lime rice cauliflower recipe for just 65 calories!
This easy Mexican cauliflower rice recipe is low in calories, and low in ingredients.
Special Tip: Be sure to see below on how to make homemade cauliflower rice. And yes, you can absolutely use frozen cauliflower rice to make this healthy recipe!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 2 servings
Calories 65 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 small yellow onion minced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 cups riced cauliflower frozen or see below for fresh
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Spray with olive oil and add the onions. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add in the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute.
  • Add the cauliflower rice to the skillet and mix well. Turn the heat up to medium-high and cook for 5 minutes to cook off some of the moisture.
  • Lower the heat to low heat, and add in the lime juice, cilantro, and salt. Mix well, and cook for an additional 2 minute before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 65kcalCarbohydrates: 12.5gProtein: 3.3gFat: 0.4gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 704mgPotassium: 110mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 4.4gCalcium: 45mgIron: 1mg
Keyword keto, Side Dish
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How to Make Cauliflower Rice

This section will teach you how to make cauliflower rice.

You can cook cauliflower rice with your favorite seasoning.

how to make cauliflower rice

LOW CALORIE Cauliflower Rice

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It's easy to make your own cauliflower rice, with a blender, knife, cheese grater, or food processor.
The recipe will show you how to make cauliflower rice all 4 ways, and how to cook cauliflower rice.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course ingredient, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 17 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head cauliflower

Instructions
 

How to Make Cauliflower Rice:

  • Remove any greens from your cauliflower head.
  • Wash and dry cauliflower
  • Cheese Grater Method: Cut the cauliflower into large chunks and use the medium-sized holes, to grate.
  • Food Processor Method: Cut into small pieces and use the grater attachment to grate the cauliflower.
  • Knife Method: Use a large knife to finely chop the cauliflower into smaller rice-sized pieces.
  • Blender Method: Add cauliflower florets to a blender and pulse until small pieces form, about 15 to 60 seconds, scraping the cauliflower down as needed.

How to Cook Cauliflower Rice:

  • Heat a large pan over medium heat.
  • Add the cauliflower rice in a single layer.
  • Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the rice becomes tender and the excess liquid cooks off.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 17kcalCarbohydrates: 3.5gProtein: 1.3gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 20mgPotassium: 201mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 1.6gCalcium: 15mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cauliflower, fried rice, Side Dish
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