Lemon Rice Recipe

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Lemon Rice

Lynnda Cloutier


Maldonado's, a Pasadena restaurant, uses lemon to add flavor to this creamy rice side dish.

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1 cup uncooked rice
1 1/2 cups boiling water
peel and juice of 1/2 lemon
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup whipping cream, warmed
chopped parsley


1Add rice to boiling water. Season to taste with salt. Cook, covered, over medium heat til rice is tender, stirring occasionally about 20 minutes. Don't overcook.
2Sauté lemon peel in butter about 3 minutes. Remove peel. Add butter to cooked rice. Add lemon juice gradually, tossing, til seasoned to taste.
3Add half of warmed cream, folding gently. Add enough additional cream to coat all grains of rice. Place in ovenproof serving dish and keep warm til serving time. Garnish with chopped parsley. Makes 6 servings

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides