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Citrus-Scented Rice With Fresh Basil

Photo: Jim Bathie; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup uncooked basmati rice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • Garnishes: orange and lemon slices, orange zest, and lemon zest

How to Make It

  1. Stir together chicken broth, butter, orange zest, fresh orange juice, and lemon zest in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in basmati rice; cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in basil. Garnish, if desired.