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Chipotle’s Basmati Rice Recipe

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Description It is hard to beat this rice dish! 
Ingredients
At a glance
Course
Side Dishes
Vegetarian
Difficulty
Medium Difficulty
Source
Copykat Recipe
Serves
4
1 teaspoon vegetable oil or butter
2 tsp. fresh cilantro
2/3 cup white basmati rice
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Lime
Methods/steps
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.

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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.

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