Saffron Rice Saffron Rice

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • pinch granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cup long grain rice

Method

With back of spoon in bowl, lightly mash saffron threads with sugar; mix in 1 tbsp (15 mL) milk or water. Set aside.

In saucepan, bring 3 cups (750 mL) water and salt to boil. Stir in long-grain rice; cover, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 10 minutes. Gently stir in saffron mixture; cook, covered, for 7 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 291 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 168.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 36 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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