Burritos and Mexican Red Rice

I work in Central London and in a 20 minute proximity, there must be dozens of burrito takeaway places, which are all very similar but subtely different. For example, they may have different rice – red rice, white rice with corriander etc, they may offer jalapenos or not, may offer different sizes etc.

This is the list of burrito places I’ve been to

Wrap It Up
Poncho8
Bar Burrito
Chilango
Picante
Chipotle
Adobe

This is just a short list of what exists

Last place goes to

Wrap It Up.

I do not like the taste.

Now the Winner

Poncho 8 !

Congratulations

I love the pork, I like the selections (jalapenos and red rice). My only little  criticisms are sometimes they give you too much rice and sometimes its not hot by the time I get back to the desk

The search will continue for more!

Sticking on the theme of Mexican, what do you find in a Burrito?
Yes the Meat
Yes the beans
Yes the salsa but your missing the one I’m trying to talk about – red rice!

Below is a recipe for red rice which is delicous

061 (Custom)

Serves: 2-3
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp chilli flakes
2 tbsp tomato puree
Rice

Method:
Heat the olive oil in a pot.
Sweat the onions for 5 minutes.
Add the rice, cumin, chilli, oregano, salt, chilli flakes.
Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add 500ml cold water and tomato puree.
Bring to the boil.
Simmer and cover for 20 minutes, or until water has been absorbed (add more water if required)

Serve!
Eat!
Enjoy!

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