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Lemon Rice

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Cari South
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Tart lemon peel adds a citrusy note to this basmati rice recipe. We used basmati for its fine texture, but you can use long-grain rice if you wish.

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind

How to Make It

  1. Slightly smash garlic clove using flat side of a knife. Stir together garlic, broth, butter, and salt in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low, and cook, covered, 20 minutes or until broth mixture is absorbed and rice is tender.

  2. Remove and discard garlic; stir in lemon rind using a fork.

  3. Lemon-Dill Rice: Proceed with recipe as directed, stirring 1 tsp. dried dill into cooked rice with lemon rind.