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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is a staple side dish in my Ketogenic meals because it is so flavorful and easy to make.

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Do you have 15 minutes? If your answer is yes then you can make this delicious Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice because it’s so quick to make.

I am all about quick and easy meals, like any other mom out there, or anyone really. What I don’t like is sacrificing flavor and taste for the sake of saving some time. That is why I love this rice, you get the best of both worlds.

If you have been following me, you know how much I love Cauliflower and all the things you can make with it. There is Cauli-Mash, Keto Sushi, and Cauliflower Salad, just to name a few.

As I have mentioned before, Cauliflower is rich in potassium, vitamin C, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, magnesium, fiber, vitamin B6, and folic acid just to name a few.

Cilantro, on the other hand, is my all-time favorite herb and contains antioxidants, vitamin K, folate, and potassium.

This rice is another staple in my Ketogenic Menu because I can use it for pretty much anything. Want to make a stir fry? How about a Poké bowl or Keto Sushi? Not to mention fried rice, even Mexican rice! The possibilities are endless.

I know when you hear “Cauliflower Rice” some of you may think of those bags of frozen “Cauliflower Rice” that you put in the microwave and it tastes like soggy socks.

This is not that kind of rice. All you need is a few ingredients and 15 minutes to make this flavorful rice that will make you actually love eating Cauliflower.

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

First, take out your food processor. Place the shredding blade on.

Then, working in batches shred the cauliflower. It will resemble rice.

Ricing Cauliflower in the food processor

Add the shredded cauliflower to a large skillet with butter, coconut oil, avocado oil or your fat of choice.

keto rice in pan

Cook it for 5 minutes or so, until the rice starts to get soft.

Add in the lime juice and coconut milk. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes. You can cook the rice longer if you want it to crisp up a bit.

keto rice in pan

Turn up the heat and let it sit for a few minutes, then flip it. Make sure you watch it so it doesn’t burn.

The final step is to add fresh cilantro and season liberally with salt. Salt brings out the flavor of any food, and this rice is no exception.

Lime Cilantro Cauliflower rice

Walla! You have a tropical flavor bomb rice dish that is ready for anything.

If you don’t like coconut milk, you can omit it all together. I love the flavor of the coconut, lime and cilantro together. It’s so citrusy and refreshing!

I even add coconut flakes at the end to really give it that Hawaiian feel. A girl can dream, right?

However you decide to make this rice, know that you will never look at Cauliflower rice the same again.

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower rice

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Cut the cauliflower into florets.
  2. Using the food processor shredding blade, shred the florets one at a time. 
  3. Melt coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the riced Cauliflower. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add in the lime juice and coconut milk. Cook for another 5 minutes. 
  6. Add in the chopped cilantro and season with salt and pepper
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 55Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 0mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 1gSugar 0gProtein 1g

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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower rice
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

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2 thoughts on “Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice”

  1. This cauliflower rice is so good and full of flavor! I made cauliflower rice before and it was so bland but this one tasted amazing. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe!

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