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Chipotle Rice Recipe

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Chipotle Rice Recipe

David Dial
Make Chipotle rice at home! Lime and cilantro are such a tasty combination, you’ll be eating it all the time.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 1/2 cup rice
Calories 179 kcal


  • 1 Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 Basmati Rice
  • 2 Boiling Water
  • 0.5 Salt
  • 2 Fresh Cilantro finely chopped


  • In a medium saucepot, add butter and heat over low heat until melted.
  • Add the rice and juice of 1 lime, and stir for approximately 1 minute.
  • Add water and salt. Stir gently and then bring pot to a boil over medium-high heat. Once water begins to boil, cover the pot and remove it from the heat. Do not uncover or stir again.
  • Allow rice to rest until all of the water is absorbed (~18-20 minutes). Once rice is cooked, add the chopped cilantro and fluff rice with a fork.


Calories: 179kcalCarbohydrates: 33.25gProtein: 3gFat: 3.25gSaturated Fat: 1.75gSodium: 291.13mgFiber: 1g
Keyword Copycat, Easy, Mexican, Rice, Side Dishes, Tex Mex, Vegetarian
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