Chipotle’s is known for making everything fresh. Every time you go in there, they are busy preparing their signature dishes. Their rice is honestly, one of our favorite parts of their menu. This rice is seasoned perfectly with the cilantro and lime juice. This makes an excellent side dish on its own. If you enjoy rice, don’t miss this savoryversion. You can make rice just like the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants with our copycat recipe.
Chipotle Mexican Basmati Rice
Chipotle Mexican Cilantro Lime Basmati Rice
This rice is very tasty!
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil or butter
- 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro coarsely chopped
- 2/3 cup white basmati rice
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 Lime
In a 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil or butter over low heat, stirring occasionally until melted. Add rice and lime juice, stir for 1 minute. Add water and salt, bring to a full rolling boil. At boiling, cover, turn down to simmer over low heat until rice is tender and the water is absorbed, about 25 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork. Before serving stir in cilantro.Print Recipe
[bahs-MAH-tee] Basmati is a long-grained rice, with a fine texture. It can be found in Middle Eastern and India markets, as well as some supermarkets. The source of this recipe is attributed to Chipolte's Executive Chef (and CEO), Steve Ellis. You can get more Chipotle Mexican Grill Recipes here at CopyKat.com, the internet's home of the best free copycat recipes.