Greek Rice Recipe

Greek Rice

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion small
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1.5 cups rice long grain
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill chopped


  • Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook the onion until translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic. Cook until you can smell the garlic, about 30 seconds.
  • Add the rice and cook until nearly translucent.
  • Add the chicken broth, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Cover, and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer on low for about 20 minutes. The rice is done when all the liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove the rice from the stove, and let it sit, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chopped parsley and dill. Serve warm.