Chipotle Copycat Cilantro Lime Rice

Chipotle Copycat Cilantro Lime rice is a simple recipe that is sure to become a staple in your house. Cilantro Lime Rice is perfectly soft and sticky with a nutty floral aroma. It has fresh cilantro speckled throughout and a bright flavor from citrus that makes this an incredible side dish that you are going to make again and again!

Chipotle Copycat Cilantro Lime Rice

Chipotle Copycat Cilantro Lime Rice

Prep time: 5 MINS

Cook time: 25 MINS

Total time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup long-grain jasmine rice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil (or any flavorless oil)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat bring water to a boil. Add rice, bay leaf and salt. Stir to coat rice. Return to a boil. Once it is a full rolling boil, reduce to simmer and cover for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, leave covered for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove bay leaf. Fluff rice with a fork, add the oil, cilantro, and juices. Stir to combine.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

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Chipotle Copycat Cilantro Lime Rice

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