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Photo: Jim Bathie; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford Photo by: Photo: Jim Bathie; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Citrus-Scented Rice With Fresh Basil

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:25 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

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