Chipotle Copycat Recipes

Chipotle Mexican Grill is renowned for its delicious food and customizable menu. As Chipotle is cafeteria-style, customers can get creative, choosing various individual items to add to their burritos, rice bowls, salads, or tacos.

Copycat Chipotle cilantro lime rice, carnitas, guacamole, and barbacoa.


If you can’t get enough of Chipotle’s delicious flavors, you should definitely try some of these copycat recipes. With these options, you can recreate a whole entrée or make specific Chipotle menu items to include in your meal.

Mix and match to create your own unique Chipotle experience at home, then top it off with one of the copycat salsas!

Copycat Chipotle entrées

Have a hankering for a complete meal from Chipotle Mexican Grill? Look no further than these easy-to-follow recipes. From the Chipotle Steak Bowl to the Veggie Fajita Burrito, you can recreate your favorite dish and be pleasantly surprised at how similar it tastes to the real deal. Plus, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment knowing you made it yourself!

Chipotle Steak Bowl
This steak-filled bowl is made with marinated steak, fresh peppers and onions, and assorted toppings, embodying the beloved Chipotle menu item.
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overhead view of copycat Chipotle steak bowl with rice and veggies.
Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl
It's possible to make your own rendition of a Chipotle Burrito Bowl by following this recipe with several components such as marinated chicken breasts, rice, fresh lettuce, beans, and salsa.
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Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl
Copycat Chipotle Veggie Fajita Burrito
Make the homemade version of a Chipotle Veggie Fajita Burrito with sauteed peppers, onions, salsa, cheese, beans, and more.
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Copycat Chipotle Veggie Fajita Burrito
Chipotle Grilled Steak Soft Tacos
This recipe has all the ingredients needed to make Chipotle’s steak soft tacos. From the juicy steak to the crisp lettuce and Monterey Jack cheese, this entree is to die for.
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Chipotle Grilled Steak Soft Tacos

Copycat Chipotle build-your-own components

If you prefer to make specific ingredients from Chipotle, like protein options, beans, or rice, the following recipes can come in handy. These recipes will allow you to create your own customized meal. Pair these options with other copycat menu items, such as the guacamole or other components you may not find at Chipotle!

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Recipe
Enjoy Chipotle’s famous chicken by following this copycat recipe containing boneless skinless chicken, seasoning, adobo sauce, garlic, and red onions.
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Copycat Chipotle Chicken Recipe
Chipotle Mexican Barbacoa
The Chipotle barbacoa has a unique flavor – succulent beef roast, guijillo chilies, onions, and a blend of seasonings. This copycat recipe will instantly satisfy your need for Chipotle.
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beef barbacoa, cilantro, salsa, tortillas, and sour cream
Copycat Chipotle Sofritas
This Chipotle protein option is fantastic for plant-based eaters – extra firm tofu, onions, chipotle peppers, and assorted seasonings make the most incredible sofritas possible.
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Copycat Chipotle Sofritas
Copycat Chipotle Black Beans
Chipotle's black beans are seasoned with vibrant flavors, enhancing their taste. This recipe will help you recreate those distinguishable flavors in just 20 minutes!
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Copycat Chipotle Black Beans
Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice
A Chipotle rice bowl isn't complete until you make this zesty and perfectly tender rice using basmati rice and fresh lime juice!
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Copycat Chipotle cilantro lime rice in a bowl.
Copycat Chipotle Pork Carnitas
If you always order pork carnitas, try this easy recipe with just a few ingredients! The seasoned pork tastes exactly like Chipotle's and can be used in tacos, salads, or bowls.
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Copycat Chipotle carnitas in tacos.

Chipotle copycat condiments

One of the best features of Chipotle Mexican Grill is its delicious marinades, salsas, and dressings. With these options, you’ll be able to replicate your favorite condiments at home! Make succulent Chipotle Corn Salsa or the delicious and cheesy Chipotle Queso Blanco. These items taste phenomenal when added to a salad or used as a burrito filling.

Chipotle Corn Salsa
Corn, cilantro, jalapenos, and poblanos work together to make an incredible corn salsa that tastes exactly like the Chipotle version.
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spicy corn salsa in a lblack cast iron bowl
Chipotle Tomato Salsa
With plump tomatoes, tangy red onions, fresh cilantro, and spicy jalapenos, you can recreate Chipotle’s simple yet classic salsa.
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Chipotle Tomato Salsa
Chipotle Tomatillo Green-Chili Salsa
Top your tacos with this incredible salsa featuring jalapenos, red onions, garlic, cilantro, and tomatillos – it has the right amount of spiciness for your next meal.
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Chipotle Tomatillo Green-Chili Salsa
Copycat Chipotle Queso Blanco
Make creamy, savory Queso Blanco that tastes like it came straight from Chipotle Mexican Grill. Use it as a topping for entrées or a dip for tortilla chips!
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Copycat Chipotle queso blanco and tortilla chips.
Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette
This sweet yet spicy vinaigrette is a staple for Chipotle Mexican Grill salads. It features red wine vinegar, honey, chipotle peppers, and seasonings.
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Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette
Chipotle Mexican Grill Guacamole
One of Chipotle's most cherished items is the delicious guacamole – you can now make it at home with avocados, red onions, jalapenos, and a few other simple ingredients!
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Copycat Chipotle guacamole in a wood bowl.

These fantastic recipes will help you build your own unique Chipotle-style meal without leaving home. Whether planning a potluck with friends and family or feeling like treating yourself to something special, these recipes will exceed your expectations. You’ll be amazed at how incredible the results turn out!

Copycat Chipotle barbacoa, guacamole, and cilantro lime rice.

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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