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Buttery Lemon Herb Rice

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Servings 4 people


  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 small onion small dice
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • zest of half a lemon
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano


  • In a 2-qt. pot, heat butter and olive oil until the butter melts. Add in diced onions and cook until translucent.
  • Add dry rice, and stir to coat with butter mixture. Cook for about 1 minute.
  • Pour in chicken stock, dried oregano, and lemon zest. Let the pot come up to a boil, and then immediately cover and turn the stove to the lowest heat setting. Allow rice to cook and absorb all the liquid. About 15 minutes.
  • Once it is finished cooking, fluff with a fork.
Keyword Rice