Spiced Saffron Jasmine Rice

Saffron and fragrant spices add vibrant color and flavor to jasmine rice.

10 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Rinse rice 3 times with cold water or until water is clear. Drain well through a fine sieve

  • Place cardamom seed, cloves, cinnamon sticks and fennel seeds in the center of a piece of cheesecloth or a coffee filter. Tie tightly with a long piece of string. Bring stock, spice bundle, saffron and salt to boil in medium saucepan. Set aside

  • Heat oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add rice; cook and stir 1 minute or until rice is opaque. Stir in stock mixture. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove spice bundle before serving

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 187Calories: 187Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 329mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 3gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g