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This recipe is for the delicious rice you find at Chipotle or Qdoba Mexican restaurants. It's inexpensive and very easy to prepare at home. Just 5 ingredients. This can be made in advance or eaten fresh from the pot.

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Step 1: Rice: Measure, Wash, Push a Button and Forget It.

Ingredients
3-4 cups uncooked jasmine rice
1 lime
1/2-tsp salt
2 T canola oil
1 half bunch fresh cilantro leaves
rice cooker

The rice for this recipe needs to be a bit drier to have the correct consistency. If the rice is too wet, it will break when mixed and be sticky. The ideal rice to use is Basmati, however, I used Jasmine rice with no problems.

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Step 2: Chop, Squeeze, Mix and Enjoy!

This dish is best served the first day. The next day the rice might be a little dry. Simple add a little water and gently reheat. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did... I ended up eating at least 4 cups right away. And yes, I had a stomach ache. But I was happy :)

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<p>I made this rice and It was beautiful and served with anything.</p>
<p>I put the cilantro, and lime once th rice is cooked.</p>
<p>this recipe never tells us when to add the rest of the ingredients...</p><p>do you put the cilantro and lime before or after the rice is done cooking?</p>
Thank you D4v0! That's very interesting. Does it change the overall texture to be more firm? Either way I'll have to try this soon!
Hello, i am from Mexico, and we use some different tricks to do a better rice, letme share to you: <br> <br>- After washing the rice (step 1), we fry the rice with 4 of 5 spoons of oil. Move the rice constantly to avoid burn. <br>When the rice it's ready it pops (looks like a little popcorn) then it's ready to add the water, but we make a mix of 1 garlic and 1/4 of onion, (if you want you can mix the cilantro and taste really good), then added the mix to the rice and continue with the second part of Step 2. <br> <br>I hope i was clear. See you.
You pictures are so beautiful, and . . . the rice looks delicious!Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend! <br>sunshiine~
Thank you so much! That's very sweet. I'm new here, but I'm feeling the love :)
That is what I love about this sharing place. Happy you feel the love! <br>sunshiine
Just made this, though I don't have a rice-cooker. Came out perfect! Thank you for this!
Great job! It's hard to cook rice properly without a rice cooker. I'm glad you like the recipe :D

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