Easy, Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is a quick keto and low carb recipe that pairs wonderfully with Mexican dishes, tacos, salads, and taco bowls. Pair this alongside ground beef, avocados, and shredded cheese. This post illustrates how to make riced cauliflower and is the perfect substitute for Chipotle!
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How to Make Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice (Riced Cauliflower)
- Wash and dry a head of cauliflower.
- You can use either a cheese grater or food processor to create the “rice.” If using a cheese grater, use the medium sized holes of a grater. If using a food processor be sure not to over-pulse.
- Add the rice to a skillet with fresh squeezed lime, cilantro, and seasonings.
- Saute the rice in a skillet on medium heat.
How Long Does Cauliflower Rice Last?
Cauliflower rice can be stored sealed in the fridge for up to for days. See below for freezing tips.
Can You Buy Cauliflower Rice?
Yes! My favorite frozen cauliflower rice is the Trader Joe’s Brand and Green Giant. Look for the Green Giant that does not have any additives or flavor and is just cauliflower rice.
Can You Freeze Cauliflower Rice?
Yes, you can freeze cauliflower rice. I recommend using Ziploc bags and adding a date to the rice. You can freeze it for up to a 6 months. Since I used frozen cauliflower rice in this recipe, the steps to prepare it frozen will remain the same. Check out more tips on How to Freeze Cauliflower Rice here.
How Many Carbs Are in Cauliflower Rice?
This recipe has 3-4 net carbs per serving.
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Easy, Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Easy, Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is a quick keto and low carb recipe that pairs wonderfully with Mexican dishes and taco bowls. Pair this alongside ground beef, avocados, and shredded cheese. This post illustrates how to make riced cauliflower and is the perfect substitute for Chipotle!
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 cups frozen riced cauliflower or 1 head of fresh cauliflower
- 1-2 tablespoons lime, juice of Start with one tablespoon of lime and taste repeatedly. Add additional lime as necessary. I like for mine to have a lot of lime flavor and I used half a lime.
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- salt and pepper to taste
How to Make Your Own Riced Cauliflower
Chop the fresh cauliflower into florets.
You can create rice by grating it with a cheese grater or by placing it in a food processor until the texture resembles rice (do not over-pulse)
Prepare Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Add the olive oil to a skillet on medium-high heat.
Stir in the riced cauliflower, lime, seasonings, and cilantro.
Cook for 5-6 minutes until the cauliflower is crisp.
For tender rice cover the skillet and allow the rice to cook for 5 minutes.
The cook time does not differ much in using frozen vs fresh cauliflower. Use your judgment to assess when the cauliflower has become tender.
Easy, Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is a quick keto recipe that will show you how to make cilantro lime cauliflower rice using fresh or frozen cauliflower.