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Lemon chive rice

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 25 Minutes
Total Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Rice
Category Rice & Grains
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Saut�ing
Diet Heart Healthy; Low Cholesterol; Low Calorie; Low Fat


  • 3 tablespoons margarine 

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cups long-grain rice 

  • 1/2 teaspoon curry or 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 

  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest 

  • 3 cups chicken broth 

  • 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 



  • Melt the margarine, then add the onions, and saut�.

  • Add the rice and curry or turmeric, and cook until the grains of rice are all coated. Stir in half the lemon peel and all the broth, then bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes.

  • Stir in the remaining lemon peel and chives just before you serve.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 313 cal

  • Fat: 7g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 441mg

  • Carbohydrate: 54g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Protein: 7g