Earlier I posted the story of why I decided to try to make my own Chipotle style meal at home, but I wanted to post just the rice recipe by itself. It is good enough to make on it’s own.
CopyCat Chipotle Basmati (White) Rice
1 tbsp butter
(I always cook with real butter, you can also use 1 tbsp oil)
1 Cup Basmati Rice
2 cups water
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro
Melt the butter over a medium heat, add the rice and saute it. You want it to have almost a translucent (or wet) appearance.
Add the water, turn the heat up to high, and bring it to a boil.
As soon as it begins to boil, turn the heat down to low, place your lid on your pan, and let the rice simmer for 15-20 minutes. You want the water to…
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