Cafe Rio Cilantro-Lime Rice

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef Lindsay

Cafe Rio copycat

Top Review by mama smurf

Cut the recipe in half, sauteed onions and garlic with the rice and used home made chicken broth....YUMMY! Definately a keeper. Thank you for posting. Made for Spring PAC 2013.<br/>(served with recipe#131427#131427 and a green salad).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown onion and rice in oil.
  2. Place water/stock, bouillon, cilantro, lime zest, and salt in blender till blended thoroughly.
  3. Add water mixture to rice and bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
  5. When rice is cooked, fluff with fork and add lime juice.
  6. Serve with Cafe Rio pork and beans.

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