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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, cilantro-lime-cauliflowr-rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 3 medium green onion finely chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 2 tsp garlic salt adjust to your taste
  • ½ cup low sodium chicken broth or water
  • 1 small lime juiced
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1-2 Tbsp light butter


  • Remove the core from the cauliflower and separate the florets into smaller pieces. Place into the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel chopping blade. Pulse in batches until it resembles rice. Remove to a bowl, and repeat pulsing any large pieces until all of the florets are used.
  • To cook: In a large heavy bottomed skillet cook the chopped green onion in a couple of drizzles of olive oil. Cook until softened around 1 minute.
  • Add the cauliflower rice, garlic salt and chicken broth. Stir well.
  • Cover and cook for 5-8 minutes stirring occasionally or until crisp tender. Adjust texture cooking to your preferred texture.
  • Uncover and add the lime juice and cilantro and 1-2 Tbsp light butter. Mix well.
  • Serve immediately.