Dilled Lemony Rice Recipe Print
This rice recipe with lemon and dill makes a great side dish
This fragrant dilled lemony rice recipe is a great accompaniment to just about anything! Serve with your favorite grilled fish, meat, poultry or tofu alongside steamed veggies and a tossed green salad for a balanced meal.
Makes 8 servings
What you need:
1 tbsp olive oil
4 chopped green onions
3 cups reduced-sodium chicken stock or vegetable stock
2 cups long grain white or brown rice, uncooked
Zest of 2 lemons
Juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup chopped fresh baby dill
1/4 tsp pepper
Fresh dill fronds and lemon wedges, for garnish
How you prepare:
Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add the green onions and cook until soft, stirring frequently. Add chicken broth and bring the broth to a boil. Add rice and return to a boil. Just as the stock begins to boil, reduce the heat to low. Add the lemon zest, dill and pepper. Gently stir to evenly distribute all the ingredients. Cover the saucepan and cook until fluid is absorbed (for white rice approximately 16-18 minutes, for brown rice approximately 30-50 minutes). Add the lemon juice, gently fluff with a fork, transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with dill and lemon wedges and serve.
Dietary Fiber 0.7g
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