Lemon-Pepper Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
My quick rice dish gets a zippy twist from lemon-pepper seasoning. It complements chicken and many other types of Mexican dishes quite nicely.—Patty Burk, Nanaimo, British Columbia


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice


  1. In a saucepan, bring water and lemon-pepper to a boil. Stir in rice. Remove from the heat; cover and let rice stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 181 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.