Baked Saffron Rice

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Patchwork Dragon

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Top Review by Boomette

The only thing I changed was to use chicken stock. The rice had a great taste and the texture was perfect. I baked it 25 minutes in the oven at 375 F. Thanks Patchwork Dragon :) Made for PAC Fall 2011

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 190c/gas 5.
  2. Add the saffron to the hot stock.
  3. Heat the butter in a flameproof casserole.
  4. Gently fry the onion for 5 minutes until softened and golden.
  5. Add the rice and cook for a further minute until coated with butter and turning slightly transparent.
  6. Add the stock and the orange zest and juice.
  7. Bring to the boil, then cover with a close fitting lid.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes until liquid is absorbed and grains are tender.

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