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Lemon Rice

ReneeRenee Georgakas

A simple and refreshing way of preparing rice. This is so convenient when you need a contrasting color or delicate flavor with an important main course.

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Makes 4 to 6 portions

Makes 4 to 6 portions
Makes 4 to 6 portions


  • 2 1/2 cups canned chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, slightly crushed
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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  • 1

    1. Heat the broth, salt, and garlic in a heavy saucepan to boiling. Stir in the rice, cover, and simmer until the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

  • 2

    2. Remove from heat. Stir in the lemon zest and let stand covered for 5 minutes.

  • 3

    3. Remove the garlic. Gently stir is the dill and butter. Season to taste with pepper. Serve immediately.

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  • Kathy by ,

    BEST lemon dill rice! Delicately flavored and a favorite when we serve it with fish.

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