Golden Rice Pilaf

  • serves 4
40 Ratings
Golden Rice Pilaf

A twist on classic rice pilaf, throw in some flavouring with grates weet potato and saffron!

Michael Smith
Courtesy of: Michael Smith Chef Michael's Kitchen

Rice/Grain, Potatoes, Side, Vegetables, Easy

Directions for: Golden Rice Pilaf


2 Tbsp butter OR olive oil

1 onion, chopped

1 cup white rice

2 cup chicken broth or water

1 sweet potato, grated

1 Tbsp curry powder

1 generous pinch saffron

½ tsp salt


1. In a small saucepan over medium high heat, heat the butter. Add the onion and cook until soft and translucent, 3 minutes or so. Add the rice, stirring and toasting for a further minute or two. Stir in the broth, sweet potato, curry powder, saffron and salt. Bring the works to a simmer, reduce the heat to low and cover. Cook until the rice is tender, about 15 minutes. Serve and share.

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