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Lemon Basil Rice


  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of water minus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 cup of basmati rice
  • Sea salt and white pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped


  • Heat the chicken broth, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, and butter over medium high heat until boiling. Once it starts to boil, add the rice and season with sea salt and white pepper, to taste. Cover with a lid and reduce heat to low and cook 20 minutes.
  • Remove the rice from the burner without removing the lid and let it sit for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and fluff rice with a fork. Sprinkle with chopped basil then serve. Enjoy.