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Saffron Rice

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Ingredients
  Long grain white rice 10 Fluid Ounce (Level In A Measuring Jug)
  Boiling water/Chicken stock 20 Fluid Ounce (Level In A Measuring Jug)
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a pan, heat the oil and butter.
2 Add in the onions and soften for 5 minutes.
3 Stir in the powdered saffron and allow the flavor to develop for 1 minute.
4 Add in the rice and stir to nicely coat.
5 Pour in the boiling water or stock.
6 Stir once and add in salt.
7 Bring it to a boil.
8 Cover and simmer very gently for 15 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed.
9 Check for doneness by tilting the pan slightly and making sure that all the liquid has been absorbed.
10 Transfer it onto a warm, shallow serving dish and fluff with a fork.

SERVING
11 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1376 Calories from Fat 258

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.2%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g52%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 442.5 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 250 g83.2%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24.1%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 23 g45.7%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 18.5%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Saffron Rice Recipe