Thursday, April 2, 2009

Lemon Rice

SERVES 3 -4 (change servings and units)
1 cup long grain rice
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 pinch salt
1 large garlic clove
2 teaspoons lemon zest, freshly grated
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley

1Place rinsed rice in the rice cooker bowl of your rice cooker.
2Add the chicken stock and salt; stir to combine, then place the garlic in the center on top of the rice.
3Close the cover and set for the regular cycle.
4When the machine switches to the Keep Warm cycle, add the lemon zest, butter, and parsley; stir to combine.
5Close the cover and let the rice steam for 10 minutes.
6Fluff the rice with a wooden or plastic rice paddle or wooden spoon.
7This rice will hold on Keep Warm for 1-2 hours.
8Before serving, remove garlic and discard.
9Serve hot.

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