super easy cilantro lime rice for taco night! #stayfitmom #easyrecipe #ricerecipe
Macro Friendly Recipes, Recipes, Side Dish

Copycat Cafe Rio Cilantro Lime Rice

If you want to dress up taco night just a tad, throw this copycat Cafe Rio Cilantro Lime Rice on the menu. I swear it’s so easy to make and everyone will be highly impressed. All you need to grab at the grocery store for this fancy rice is some limes, onion, cilantro, and chicken broth!

Easy copycat Cafe Rio cilantro lime rice to add to taco night! #stayfitmom #easyrecipe #rice #caferio

Copycat Cafe Rio recipes are nothing new around here. You can find the lightened up copycat dressing here and the shredded chicken and taco bowl are in the cookbook. They all seem to be a hit!

Easy copycat Cafe Rio cilantro lime rice to add to taco night! #stayfitmom #easyrecipe #rice #caferio

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase something from these links, we could earn a small commission.  This would be at no additional cost to you.

A few quick notes about this recipe!

  • I use my favorite Amazon Basics cast iron pot for this rice and it’s perfect. Any large pot with a lid will work.
  • Rinse your rice well before use! I won’t even tell you how many years I went before realizing this was a necessary step.
  • I don’t suggest making this in the Instant Pot because rice tends to be a little sticky when you do so.
  • If you don’t have chicken broth on hand just use water and a bouillon cube if you have one.
  • You can find this recipe and most other Stay Fit Mom recipes in MyFitnessPal, just search Stay Fit Mom followed by the recipe name.
Easy copycat Cafe Rio cilantro lime rice to add to taco night! #stayfitmom #easyrecipe #rice #caferio

Follow us on Pinterest for more great recipe suggestions!  We love seeing Stay Fit Mom recipes in your kitchen!  Post your meals to Instagram and be sure to tag @stayfitmom_Krista and @stayfitmom_Tracy!

Easy copycat Cafe Rio cilantro lime rice to add to taco night! #stayfitmom #easyrecipe #rice #caferio
Previous Post Next Post

You Might Also Like

2 Comments

  • Reply Michele May 13, 2020 at 11:30 am

    Do you put the onions in the blender too? I’m missing onions step! Thanks! Can’t wait to make this!

    • Reply Krista Pool May 13, 2020 at 3:41 pm

      Oops! Onions go in with the rice! I’ll have to update that. Thanks!

    Leave a Reply