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Creamy Lemon Rice

1 tbs
butter - unsalted
1 cup
long-grain rice
1 tbs
lemon peel, minced
14 1/2 fl ozs
vegetable broth, or chicken broth
1/2 cup
water
1 tbs
lemon juice
1/4 cup
half and half


  • Melt butter in a saucepan on low heat.
  • Stir in rice and lemon zest and cook until rice is well coated and lemon zest is fragrant.
  • Add broth and water, then cover and cook 20 minutes.
  • Remove cover and stir in lemon juice, then cream, and allow to cook over low heat 5 minutes more, until the half and half is absorbed.

Nutrition

Prep Time: 0:10 Cook Time: 0:25 Skill Level: Average Cuisine: American Serves: 4 Calories: 233.1 Fat: 5.6g Unsaturated Fat: 2.05g Protein: 6g Carb.: 39.4g Sugar: 0.2g Sodium: 43.6mg Calcium: 37.1mg Potassium: 37.1mg Fiber: 0.8g GL: 23

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EmilyA light twist to rice. 
KatieThis had great potential, but the rice was no where near done with the time stated. Next time, I will have to cook the rice according the the rice package.********** 
rjthis was nice and different 
Brendaokay 
Monicaused my rice cooker for this so just added all ingredients except half/half and cooked. When done, I tossed with the half/half and lemon juice 
christinaLoved this!***** 
Davidleft out the cream made it better 
Joshuacook the rice according to the package... was nowhere done. just okay.*****Average
Chaddidn't work out 
ChristineShould have read the comments or listened to my instincts -- both told me it wasn't enough liquid to fully cook the rice. I added a bit more water and let it cook for an additional 10 minutes to get it done. Otherwise, quite yummy.**********Simple
GracieMy DH's favorite of the night. I cooked the rice in the rice cooker with a 2 to 1 ratio of broth to rice. I let it cook and then added everything else in. I didn't follow the proportions in the recipe.***** 
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