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Lemon rice in a white bowl topped with lemon slices
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4.85 from 19 votes

Easy Lemon Rice

Easy Lemon Rice is a fragrant, zesty, and oh so easy side dish! Simple yet savory, fast yet flavorful, this rice recipe will become a favorite in your family!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Rice, Side, Side Dish
Servings: 10
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Erica Walker



  • Cook rice in a rice cooker or in a pan with a lid according to package directions.
    Cooked rice in an Instant Pot
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
    Lemon sauce in a small glass bowl
  • Pour the sauce slowly over rice while fluffing with a fork.
    Lemon sauce being poured onto rice
  • Serve and garnish with cilantro and lemon slices.
    Lemon rice in a white bowl topped with lemon slices



Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.6mg