Saffron wild rice

Saffron wild rice

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 14 mins


Serves 4
Fragrant saffron and nutty-flavoured black wild rice make this rice dish ideal for a dinner party

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal256
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs58g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.5g
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  • 300g basmati rice and wild rice (Tilda is a good choice)
  • good pinch of saffron



    The stigma of a type of crocus, saffron threads have a pungent and distinctive aroma and flavour…

  • 600ml hot vegetable stock


  1. 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.

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20th Jun, 2012
Have never cooked rice in the microwave before but this was a total success. Easy peasy.
12th Apr, 2008
this rice is superb with fish. but can be a conflict of flavours with currys
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