Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

I have been told this is a staple at the dinner table in Peru.


  1. Wash and drain rice.
  2. Saute garlic in oil for a minute or two.
  3. Add water, lemon juice and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Gradually add rice.
  6. Cover and simmer 20-30 minutes.
Most Helpful

Thank you for sharing this lovely rice. My very picky dh loved it. A lovely rice with subtle garlic and lemon flavors. It was perfect served with the bbq pork and carrotes. Complimented the main dish perfectly. It was quick and easy to make. I will make this again. :)

Baby Kato February 04, 2010

Nice taste - just a little different from regular rice. Thanks for sharing.

pattikay in L.A. July 11, 2008

A pleasant versatile side dish. I substituted quinoa for the rice. Even with doubling the amount of garlic and lemon, this recipe still gives a subtle flavor. I think it would work well as a side dish, or underneath a vegetable saute.

realbirdlady July 01, 2008