Greek Lemon Rice

Delicious homemade Greek Lemon Rice is juicy, tender and very flavorful. This is a great side dish or comfort meal that is extremely tasty and fun to eat. Authentic natural favors make this succulent rice a definite “must try.” Rice is a very affordable item to have in the pantry. Like the Mediterranean infinite variations of flavors that result from a relatively small group of ingredients, rice has the potential to become almost anything. Here we are turning ordinary jasmine rice into a succulent meal that is full of tantalizing flavors and aromas.

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Add oil to the non-stick pan (recommended). Turn up the heat to medium-high. Add chopped onions, garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes or until translucent.

Add rice and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until lightly toasted.

Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer.

Reduce the heat to low and cover with a lid. Cook for 15 minutes (rice should be tender, not soggy and liquid should be fully absorbed). Remove the pan from the heat source. Let rest with lid on for another 10 minutes. Remove lid.

Add lemon juice, chopped parsley and mix. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

Serve & enjoy!

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Greek Lemon Rice

Succulently simple rice with greek inspired flavors.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth/stock
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Add oil to the non-stick pan (recommended). Turn up the heat to medium-high. Add chopped onions, garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes or until translucent.
  • Add rice and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until lightly toasted. Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cover with a lid. Cook for 15 minutes (rice should be tender, not soggy and liquid should be fully absorbed). Remove the pan from the heat source. Let rest with lid on for another 10 minutes. Remove lid.
  • Add lemon juice, chopped parsley and mix. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

Serve & enjoy!

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