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lemon rice

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lori Haynes
Sachse, TX

My husbands favorite!

(2 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For lemon rice

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

How To Make lemon rice

  • 1
    Melt 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.
  • 2
    Add broth and salt: cover and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 3
    Stir in lemon juice. Season with pepper to taste. Use paprika for color and presentation when serving.