Saffron Rice

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Quick and easy.

Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 tablespoons, il Fustino Arbequina EVOO – or equivalent
1/4 cup, onion – diced
1/2 teaspoon, garlic – minced
1 cup, white rice
1 1/2 cups, chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon, saffron threads or saffron spray
1 1/2 teaspoons, parsley – chopped

METHOD

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan (that has a lid).
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook until just soft.
  3. Add in the rice and cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add the broth, saffron, and parsley. If using saffron spray add 1 teaspoon.
  5. Cover and reduce the heat to low.
  6. Cook for 15-18 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
  7. Fluff with a fork before serving.

If using the spray saffron you should add it during the cooking process before the rice is covered.

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