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Lemon-Herb Rice



Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

20 minutes


6 - 8 servings


2  cups  uncooked basmati rice

1/2  cup  minced shallots

3  tablespoons  minced thyme, divided

2  teaspoons  lemon zest, divided

1/4  cup  butter (1/2 stick)

2  14.5 ounce cans  chicken broth

1/2  cup  water

1/2  teaspoon  salt

1/2  teaspoon  ground black pepper


Mince shallots and thyme. Zest lemons; avoid the bitter white pith.

Melt butter in a 2-quart saucepan over Medium heat. Sautèacute; shallots and rice 3 to 5 minutes, until rice begins to brown. Stir in broth, water, 1 tablespoon thyme, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cover pan and reduce heat to Low.

Cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons thyme and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Serve hot
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Created 07/31/2009
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