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Saffron Rice

Yield 2 servings.
Combine high flavor and rich color by serving Saffron Rice along with Jerk Chicken for a memorable low-fat meal.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup basmati rice, uncooked
  • Dash of saffron
  • 1 cup canned low-sodium chicken broth, undiluted
  • 3 tablespoons no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 184
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.4 g
  • carbohydrate 35.3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 188 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; saute 3 minutes. Add rice and saffron; saute 2 minutes. Add chicken broth, tomato sauce, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with parsley.

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