Connolly Kitchen

Our family cookbook

Lemon Rice

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Adapted from Mark Bittman

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter (preferred) or extra-virgin olive oil
3 to 4 cups cooked rice, made by any method
Salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Juice of 2 lemons, plus more if needed

Directions:
1. Heat half the butter or oil over medium-high heat in a large non-stick skillet; when the butter foam subsides or the oil is hot, spoon in the cooked rice, tossing and stirring.

2. Season with salt to taste, lots of pepper, the garlic, and most of the lemon juice. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, or until hot. Stir in the remaining butter or oil and cook for 1 minutes.

3. Remove the rice from the pan to a platter, add the remaining lemon juice and serve. Serves 4.

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