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Spicy Rice For Fish

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  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)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 392 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 334.9 mg14%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 6 g12.5%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 3.7%

Calcium 3% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spicy Rice For Fish Recipe