DIY Chipotle Cilantro Lime Pride Rice Recipe

DIY Chipotle Cilantro Lime Pride Rice Recipe

Say goodbye to stovetop stress and let's dive into the simplicity of creating a copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice using the magic of your rice cooker. This fuss-free recipe will have you savoring the vibrant flavors of Mexico in no time, with minimal effort and maximum taste.


  • 2 cups long-grain Pride Organic White Rice
  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups of water (depending on your rice cooker)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup of cilantro
  • 3 TBSP avocado oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 juice of lime
  • 1/4 juice of lemon
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Use a Rice Cooker: It's fool proof.
  2. Rice Prep Extravaganza: Start by rinsing your rice under cold water until the water runs clear. This helps remove excess starch and prevents the rice from getting too sticky. Once rinsed, combine the rice, water and bay leaf in the rice cooker.Hit that magic button to get the cooking process started.
  3. Zest it Up: While the rice cooker is doing its thing, be sure to prepare the other ingredients so they're ready to add into the cooked rice.
  4. Cilantro Magic:Once the rice is cooked, open the rice cooker, remove the bay leaf and fluff up the grains with a fork. Drizzle in the avocado oil or vegetable oil, sprinkle the finely chopped cilantro, and gently mix. The rice cooker keeps things non-sticky and hassle-free.
  5. Citrus Squeeze: Now, it's time to unleash the power of the lemon and lime! Pour the lemon and lime juice over the rice. Sprinkle in the salt and give everything a final mix.
  6. Fluff and Serve: Give the rice one final fluff with the fork, allowing the flavors to mingle. Serve it up in your favorite dish, and bask in the glory of a delicious, effortlessly prepared Chipotle-inspired Cilantro Lime Rice.

With your rice cooker as the culinary co-pilot, you've just effortlessly crafted a dish that rivals your favorite Mexican eatery. You might just forget about takeout altogether. Whether you're pairing it with your favorite protein, wrapping it in a burrito, or simply savoring it on its own, this DIY masterpiece is sure to be a hit. So, sit back, relax, and savor the flavors of a fiesta right in the comfort of your own kitchen.

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