Copycat Chipotle Lime Rice Recipe

Copycat Chipotle Lime Rice Recipe

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Chipotle is one of my family’s favorite places to eat. But sometimes, we just don’t want to “go out”.

This copycat recipe gives your burrito or burrito bowl that little “umph” it needs to taste like your eating out while eating at home.

INGREDIENTS
1 cup Basmati Rice
2 cup Water
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Bay Leaf
2 tsp finely chopped Cilantro
2 tbsp of Lime Juice
1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
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DIRECTIONS
Rinse rice until water runs clear.
Sautee rice in oil for 3 minutes over medium heat.
Add bay leaf and water and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
Turn off heat and let rice sit covered for 15 minutes.
Mix salt and lime juice until salt is dissolved.
Remove bay leaf from rice.
Spread juice mixture and cilantro over rice and fluff with fork to distribute.

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There you have it! Your little taste of Chipotle heaven right there at home.

Enjoy!

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Copycat Chipotle Lime Rice Recipe
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Ingredients
  • I1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 tsp finely chopped Cilantro
  • 2 tbsp of Lime Juice
  • ½ tsp Kosher Salt
Instructions
  1. Rinse rice until water runs clear.
  2. Sautee rice in oil for 3 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add bay leaf and water and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  5. Turn off heat and let rice sit covered for 15 minutes.
  6. Mix salt and lime juice until salt is dissolved.
  7. Remove bay leaf from rice.
  8. Spread juice mixture and cilantro over rice and fluff with fork to distribute.

 

Comments

  1. This looks fairly easy and definitely delicious. Thanks for the idea!

  2. Sarah Matos says:

    Sounds delicious and simple. My husband would love this!

  3. CR Williams says:

    This looks so easy to do, would love to try it!

  4. Elena says:

    Sounds delicious! I am going to try this recipe

  5. Ruth Griffeth says:

    This sounds really good, and looks wonderful! I will definatly be making it for my house really soon, they love Lime Rice! Thank you so much for writing this up!

  6. I love Chipotle and don’t get to indulge often enough. I can’t wait to try this copycat recipe!

  7. G K says:

    This would be great with chicken, or shrimp or even just with some beans and corn mixed in. Simple side dish or main course.

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