Saffron Almond Rice

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Michael Smith
Michael Smith Chef at Home


12 Ratings
Directions for: Saffron Almond Rice


1 cup basmati rice

2 cup water

1 large, extravagant pinch of saffron

½ cup toasted almond slivers

½ cup dried apricots, chopped

Sprinkled sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1. Pour the rice and water into a small pot with a lid and add saffron, almond, apricot and seasoning. Stir gently. Bring to a slow steady simmer, stir and cover with a tight fitting lid. Simmer for 15 minutes. Without opening the lid turn off the heat and let the pot rest at least five to ten minutes or so before serving. Enjoy!

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