Lemon Rice

Lori Haynes


My husbands favorite!


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
20 Min


  • 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
  • dash(es)
    freshly ground pepper to taste
  • dash(es)
    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.

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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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