Quick Greek Lemon Rice Recipe: Think Outside of the Box With This Lemony Greek Rice Recipe by 30Seconds Food
Greek seasonings, lemon and garlic flavor this easy lemon rice recipe. After you taste the bright flavors and see how easy this savory Greek recipe is to make, you may reconsider that pre-made flavored box of rice in the pantry.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cups long-grain white rice
- 1 onion, chopped fine
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Greek seasoning
- 1 large lemon, juiced and zested
- 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
- crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
Here's how to make it:
- Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan. Add the rice and onion and cook until rice is toasted and onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.
- Add the broth and Greek seasoning. Season with salt and pepper. Stir and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat, cover and cook until rice is tender, about 15 minutes.
- Stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest, parsley and crushed red pepper flakes. Cover and allow rice to sit about 5 minutes. Fluff and serve.
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