Lemon Greek Rice Recipe

Servings: 12

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 cups long grain white rice

  • ½ medium onion, minced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning

  • 1 lemon

  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley


  1. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Then add rice, onion, and garlic, then cook while stirring until rice is toasted.

  2. Add chicken broth and Greek seasoning and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes over medium-low heat.

  3. Turn off heat and keep covered for 10 minutes. 

  4. Remove lid and fluff rice with a fork.

  5. Zest your lemon onto the rice, then cut lemon in half and squeeze lemon juice over the rice as well. Add parsley and mix until well combined and serve.