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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Whole30 Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is such a great alternative to plain cauliflower rice. Because let’s be honest, cauliflower rice can be a little boring. But not this Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice! This dish is also paleo, AIP and vegan friendly and is incredibly easy to make. Your whole family will love it! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cauliflower rice, cilantro lime cauliflower
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 118 kcal


  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 limes, for zest
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 lime, for juice
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Rice your cauliflower by first cutting the cauliflower into florets and then pulsing it in your food processor (you can also use a hand grater if you don't have a food processor)

  2. Place a large pan on the stove on medium heat

  3. Add the coconut oil, lime zest and green onion to the pan and satay for 1-2 minutes

  4. Add the cauliflower rice and stir to combine

  5. Add the salt and lime juice

  6. Cook for 4-5 minutes

  7. Stir in the chopped cilantro and cook for another 1-2 minutes (until it is the consistency you desire)

  8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Perfect as a side dish or the base of a burrito bowl.

Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 486mg21%
Potassium 571mg16%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 544IU11%
Vitamin C 90mg109%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.