Saffron wild rice

Saffron wild rice

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 14 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Fragrant saffron and nutty-flavoured black wild rice make this rice dish ideal for a dinner party

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
256
protein
8g
carbs
58g
fat
1g
saturates
0g
fibre
0g
sugar
0g
salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 300g basmati rice and wild rice (Tilda is a good choice)
  • good pinch of saffron
  • 600ml hot vegetable stock

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Method

Tip the rice into a microwave-proof bowl. Sprinkle over the saffron and pour over the hot stock. Cover with cling film, then pierce it a couple of times. Microwave for 6 mins on High, then 6-8 mins on Medium until the rice is tender.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2005

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gwenno71's picture

Have never cooked rice in the microwave before but this was a total success. Easy peasy.

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this rice is superb with fish. but can be a conflict of flavours with currys

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