Spicy Rice For Fish
|Olive oil/Nut oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Pine nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Onions||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Rice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Boiling water||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Powdered saffron||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Heat the oil in a saucepan and lightly fry the pine nuts.
Remove and set aside.Lightly brown the onions in the same oil.
Add the rice and salt, and saute for a few minutes.
Pour in the boiling water and saffron.
Allow to bubble for a few seconds, cover tightly and turn down .
to a low simmer.
Cook until all the water is absorbed and the rice is tender for approx 20 minutes.
To serve, turn onto a platter, sprinkle with the pine nuts and garnish with fish pieces.
Alternatively, serve as an accompaniment to a fish dish.
For, added fish flavour, oil left over from frying fish may be used in this recipe.