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lemon rice

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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

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Ingredients For lemon rice

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

How To Make lemon rice

  • 1
    Add 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.
  • 2
    Sauté lemon peel in butter about 3 minutes. Remove peel. Add butter to cooked rice. Add lemon juice gradually, tossing, til seasoned to taste.
  • 3
    Add 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

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