South African Sweet Rice with Raisins
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Lemon zest and just a hint of cinnamon give this sweet rice dish a bright, warm note. Use a microplane grater to make quick work of zesting your lemon.
uncooked white rice2 cup(s), long-grain
raisins½ cup(s), chopped
kosher salt1 tsp
ground cinnamon¼ tsp
lemon zest1 Tbsp, minced, or more to taste
- In a medium-size saucepan, combine water, rice, raisins, sugar, salt, and cinnamon; set over high heat. Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, until water is absorbed and rice is done, about 15 to 18 minutes. Stir in lemon zest; fluff with a fork and serve. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.