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Cafe Rio Cilantro Rice Copycat 4x6

Café Rio Cilantro Lime Rice Copycat                                        friedalovesbread.blogspot.com


1 c. uncooked long grain white rice

1 t. butter or margarine

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 t. fresh squeezed lime juice

15 oz. chicken broth (I made 2 c. from McCormick’s chicken base)

1 T. freshly squeeze lime juice

2 t. granulated sugar

3 T. fresh chopped cilantro

Adapted from Favorite Family Recipes


In a medium saucepan, combine rice, butter, garlic, chicken broth and 1 t. lime juice.

Bring to a boil.  Cover and reduce temp to low.  Cook for 20-25 minutes.

Remove from heat.

In a small bowl, combine 1T. lime juice, sugar and cilantro.

Pour over cooked rice and mix as you fluff up the rice.