Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice is a Mexican dish that has an authentic taste. For you who do not know, Chipotle is a kind of pepper that is often used in Mexico. Meanwhile, cilantro is a kind of herb that is quite similar to parsley. This chewy and yummy meal can be the best choice for you to cook at dinner together with your family or friends. Look at the recipe below to help you make this meal at home.

How to cook Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

Believe it or not, you only need less than 30 minutes to prepare this dish. It is easy and quick to do. The ingredients needed are also available to get. The rice that is used in this meal is Basmati rice or the long grain rice. If you never try this one before, today is the right time to do and follow the complete recipe till the end.

Ingredients:

  • 200 gr of long grain rice (basmati rice)
  • 30 gr of butter or 30 ml of olive oil
  • A bay leaf
  • 500 ml water
  • 30 gr of chopped cilantro
  • 45 m of lemon juice
  • A lemon
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

1Prepare a heavy pot and heat it up over medium heat. Put the butter or olive oil in it and let it melt. Add the bay leaf and also rice to the pot. Then, cook the rice for 2 minutes and do not forget to stir them continuously while you pour the water into it. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.

2After the rice is boiled, cover the pot. Then, lower the heat to make it simmer around 15 until 25 minutes or until the rice is softer and the water is soaked up. When it is done, turn off the stove and go back to the remaining ingredients.

3Add butter, cilantro, sliced lemon and lemon juice to the rice and stir them all until well combined. Serve this dish with no bay leaf. So you need to remove it first. Put the rice in a small boy and enjoy the meal while it is hot.

So those are the ingredients and the steps that you can easily follow to make a bowl of Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice. Feel the Mexican cuisine taste in every spoon that can bring you to a better mood.