Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice Recipe

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Lori Haynes


My husbands favorite!


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15 Min
20 Min


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1/2 c
or one stick of butter
2 c
long grain rice, uncooked
2 large
lemons, zested
4 c
chicken broth
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
freshly ground pepper to taste
paparika for color and presentation when serving

How to Make Lemon Rice


  • 1Melt the butter in large saucepan.
    Add rice and cook over med heat, stirring for 3 to 4 minutes.
    Add zest and continue cooking until rice is slightly translucent, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • 2Add broth and salt: cover and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 3Stir in lemon juice.
    Season with pepper to taste.
    Use paprika for color and presentation when serving.

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About Lemon Rice

Course/Dish: Sides, Rice Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #rice, #easy, #Dish

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