Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice Recipe

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tracy barth


this is from the book,Simple Asian Meals by Nina Simonds

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2 tsp
olive oil
11/2 tsp
grated lemon zest, from half a lemon
1/2 tsp
4 c
cooked basmati or jasmine rice, cooled
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 tsp
salt or to taste

How to Make Lemon Rice


  • 1heat oil in a heavy wok or skillet,about 20 seconds.
  • 2add lemon zest and tumeric and stir fry about 1 minute, until very fragrant.
  • 3add rice and use your spatula to mash and seperate the grains over a medium heat so the rice will heat evenly.
  • 4once hot, stir in the lemon juice and salt and heat through, tossing lightly.taste and add more lemon juice or salt if needed.

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About Lemon Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Asian