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Ginger and lemon add bright flavor to plain rice.

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30 mins
Servings:
4
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  • Stir together onion and oil in a medium saucepan. Cover the pan and cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Add rice and ginger, increase heat to medium and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in broth, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to very low and cook, covered, until the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is tender, 15 to 17 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

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  • Microwave Variation:

  • Stir together onions and oil in a microwave-safe 2 1/2-quart casserole. Microwave on High, uncovered, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add rice, ginger, broth, lemon juice, lemon zest and salt. Cover casserole with a lid or vented plastic wrap and microwave on High for 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Stir once, cover and microwave on Medium, without stirring, until rice is tender, 17 to 20 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Nutrition Facts

255 calories; protein 6.8g; carbohydrates 53.7g; dietary fiber 1.4g; sugars 2g; fat 1.1g; saturated fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 1.6IU; vitamin c 8.5mg; folate 250.9mcg; calcium 25.2mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 21.5mg; potassium 260.1mg; sodium 641.6mg; thiamin 0.4mg.
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