My Mom’s Greek Lemon Rice

My Mom’s Greek Lemon Rice This was the Greek lemon rice that I grew up on. It’s simple and flavorful. I hope you all enjoy it.


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 40 mins

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 12 servings

  • Melt butter in a pot over low heat. Pour in rice and stir to coat in butter. Let simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally, until toasted but not burnt, about 10 minutes.

  • Pour chicken broth, lemon juice, salt, and bay leaves into rice mixture. Bring to a rapid boil; continue to boil for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and let simmer for 20 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Per Serving: 156 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 25.7g; fat 4.4g; cholesterol 12mg; sodium 579.6mg.