Golden Saffron Rice

Notes: If making up to 30 minutes ahead, after fluffing with fork, cover pan again and let stand at room temperature. If desired, garnish rice with 1 cup rinsed and drained nasturtium blossoms grown without pesticides.
Makes 8 servings


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4 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth
2 cups basmati rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon saffron


In a 4- to 5-quart pan over high heat, bring 4 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth, 2 cups basmati rice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon saffron to a boil. Cover and reduce heat; simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender to bite, about 18 minutes. Remove from heat, stir with a fork to fluff, then spoon into a bowl.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 173
Caloriesfromfat 4.2 %
Protein 8.9 g
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Sodium 203 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg