Learn how to make the Best cilantro lime rice – better than Chipotle’s and better than Cafe Rio on the stove top OR your in your rice cooker!
This Cilantro Lime Rice is easy to make and I’ve even included directions for stove top or rice cooker so you can use white or brown rice! I’ve also included instructions so you can make this Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe with black beans at the same time (two sides in one!). This Cilantro Lime Rice is an easy to make and is the perfect side to all your Mexican dishes.
This Cilantro Lime Rice is simmered with jalapenos, green chilies and red onions spiked with cilantro and lime for the most satisfying Mexican rice you will want to serve with everything. Or with nothing because its ts cravilicious all by itself.
This Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans has long been a favorite staple at my house. Its the same rice in my beloved Honey Lime Chipotle Chicken Fajita Bowls and I serve it along all my Mexican meats such as my Carnitas, Smothered Chicken Burritos, Beef Barbacoa, Baja Fish Tacos and on and on, so I thought it was long past time for its very own post even though there are many versions all over the internet but none quite like this...
This Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe is delishified by the addition of black beans which cook right alongside the rice along with sauteed red onions, jalapenos, green chilies, garlic and a healthy dash of cumin.
Even with the encore cast, this Cilantro Lime Rice recipe is flavorful without being overwhelming so it pairs perfectly with any tacos, enchiladas, burritos, etc. you are serving up and also makes the ideal side because it requires so little hands-on prep time, but adds a lot to the meal.
And if you are feeling a little crazy, you can stir in some sour cream, avocados, salsa, and/or cheese. Lots of cheese. I must feel crazy a lot.
I am often super lazy when it comes to making this rice, so I’ve included rice cooker instructions as well for a couldn’t-be-easier dump and run recipe. I love my rice cooker because you don’t have to babysit the rice and it comes out perfectly every single time. The only difference in Rice Cooker Version is we sub garlic cloves for garlic powder and red onion for onion powder, It also means you can use brown rice s well.
This Pot Cilantro Lime Rice recipe is waiting for you (in a totally non-creepy way) to elevate every Mexican meal to even more drool worthy heights.
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