If you've ever been known to get behind a taco, burrito, or chips from Chipotle Mexican Grill, then you've probably enjoyed some of the chain's signature spicy guacamole. We went into the kitchen with Chipotle to learn exactly how they make their legendary avocado dip. The secret? A longtime recipe that comes courtesy of founder (and classically trained chef) Steve Ells. Watch and learn, then get the recipe when you keep reading.
6 large ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
1/4 cup citrus (lemon and lime) juice
3 cups fresh cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 cups red onion, finely chopped
12 large serrano chiles, seeded and finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
Tortilla chips, for serving
For a complete chip and dip experience, serve guacamole with tortilla chips that have been tossed with lime juice and a sprinkling of salt, a signature at Chipotle Mexican Grill.
- Using a fork, mash avocados with citrus juice in small bowl.
- Add cilantro, chopped onion, serrano chilies, and salt. Stir to combine. Serve with tortilla chips, if desired.
Makes six to 10 servings.
- Appetizers, Dips