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Golden Saffron Rice

Yield Makes 8 servings
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.