Lemony Rice With Asparagus

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by aHardDaysNight

Fresh and citrusy, this packs a flavor punch! It is delightful, but must be served immediately. I found that the lemon flavor disappears the next day. Enjoy!

Top Review by JackieOhNo!

I made this exactly as posted, using the Uncle Ben's boil-in-bag brown rice. This was a delicious, flavorful side dish that was creamy, but not runny or watery. I didn't need to use any of the cooking broth at all. I will definitely be making this again. Thanks for sharing. Made for Fall PAC 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. cook rice in chicken broth according to box directions.
  2. remove bags of rice from chicken broth and add asparagus pieces and salt to pan.
  3. cook asparagus until al dente and bright green.
  4. remove asparagus to mixing bowl and add rice, butter, pepper, lemon zest, lemon juice, cream and salt.
  5. serve immediately.
  6. note: some of the cooking liquid can be added to loosen the sauce if it is too thick.

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