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5-ingredient saffron rice
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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Cost: $8.72 /serving


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Step 1

To bloom the saffron, put saffron threads in a small bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of boiling water and let it steep for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan with a lid over medium-high heat.

Step 3

Add rice and cook it for 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Step 4

Add stock, salt, and saffron with its water.

Step 5

Cover and bring it to a boil.

Step 6

Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook until all the liquid is absorbed and rice is fully cooked for about 15 minutes. Don’t open the lid while rice is cooking.

Step 7

Carefully fluff it with a wooden spoon and serve.

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