Armenian Lemon Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by HeatherFeather

Originally found in Yankee Magazine.

Top Review by Sagadahoc

Great recipe. I prepared it essentially as written except that I cooked it in my rice cooker, measuring the chicken broth to match its requirements for teh amount of rice. Served with a great lamb dish (recipe #240551) and everyone was happy. I'll use this a lot. Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a skillet.
  2. Add rice and stir, about 2 minutes, making sure grains are nicely coated with butter.
  3. Add lemon zest, pepper (to taste), and the broth.
  4. Simmer uncovered over low heat for about 40 minutes, or until the liquid has absorbed and rice in tender; remove from heat.
  5. Add lemon juice and stir.
  6. Let stand 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with lemon slices to serve.

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