If you have never had cilantro lime rice you are missing out! Chipotle has a version of it that is just delicious, but I know other places do too. It’s fresh and delicious and the perfect compliment to tacos or burritos or any other Mexican favorite.
Cilantro lime rice is great ON a taco or burrito or as a side dish. You could even make a vegetarian dish out of it with some black beans and pico de gallo.
The 10 recipes below are fairly similar, there are only so many different ingredients you need for cilantro lime rice, but I figured I’d collect some great ones together so you can find one that resonates with you.
10 Cilantro Lime Rice Recipes Just Like Chipotle (copycat recipes)
Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice (White Or Brown) Copycat Recipe – This cilantro lime rice recipe from Melanie Cooks makes a huge batch of 6-8 servings which is perfect for parties, family gatherings or if you just like to have a lot of leftovers.
Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe – I can just smell this recipe from Serena Bakes cooking on the stove. Fresh onions and garlic make this a standout recipe.
Cilantro Lime Rice – This recipe from Life in the Lofthouse uses fresh lime zest to create a delicious flavor.
Chipotle Copycat Cilantro Lime Rice – This recipe from The Slow Roasted Italian has a secret ingredient to imitate that yummy Chipotle restaurant rice.
Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice – Family Fresh Meals version of Chipotle cilantro lime rice is a bit different from the previous copycat recipe but sounds just as delicious.
Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice – This recipe from Two Peas & Their Pod makes quick work of the rice because it uses an Instant Pot.
Copycat: Cilantro Lime Brown Rice – Fit Foodie Finds created a smile yet delicious sounding chipotle lime brown rice.
Cilantro Lime Brown Rice: Chipotle Copycat – This is a simple recipe from The Kitchen Girl that claims to be a Chipotle copycat.
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice – I chose this recipe from Wholesomeliciousness because it is a low carb version of cilantro lime rice that uses cauliflower instead of rice.
Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice – Another simpler recipe, this version from Saving Dollars and Sense offers an option to use lime essential oil to flavor the rice.