Saffron Scented Rice

This easy dish pairs perfectly with your favorite vegetables and roasted duck.

Ratings

Prep Time {10 min}

Cook Time {25 min }

Serving Size {2 servings}

Ingredients


1/4 tsp. Saffron Threads


1 cup Chicken or Vegetable Broth


2 Tbsp. Butter


1/4 cup Chopped Shallots or Sweet Onion


1/2 cup Jasmine or Long Grain White Rice


1 Tbsp. Sliced Unblanched Almonds, toasted

Directions

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1. Crush saffron threads and stir into broth; set aside.


2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice; cook 1 minute.


3. Add saffron broth; bring to a simmer. Cover; reduce heat and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 18 minutes.


4. Turn off heat; let stand covered 5 minutes before serving. Season to taste with salt and garnish with almonds.





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Anonymous

i made this and everyone loved it. they said i was a great cook. i served it with baked duck and broccoli

Anonymous

nice crunchy texture

Anonymous

sounds delicious. I'll try it with the duck I'm cooking tonight