LEMON BASMATI RICE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

After trying basmati rice several years ago I almost don't want to go back to plain rice. There is nothing like the flavor and aroma of basmati.
Recipe & photo: allrecipes.com
04-17-2016


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 tsp
canola oil
1 c
basmati rice, rinsed
1 Tbsp
minced fresh ginger
1 tsp
finely grated lemon zest, plus additional for garnish
1-1/2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
2 c
low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 2-1/2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, heat the oil until shimmering. Cook rice, ginger, and zest, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
2
Stir in lemon juice, broth, salt and pepper, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 18 to 20 minutes.
3
Let stand, covered, off heat for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and garnish with additional zest.
4
For a little kick, add a clove of minced garlic. May also substitute ground ginger for fresh.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom