Garlic-Almond-Sherry Rice with Saffron

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by EdsGirlAngie

Another EdsGirl creation from La Cocina Angie! Beautiful golden rice is seasoned with garlic, sherry, saffron, and - a touch of almond extract. It's so delicious, and at it's best with a light vegetarian, seafood or chicken entree.

Top Review by Phoenix Food Queen

This just sounded absolutely delish and I HAD to make this! Sadly I didn't have any saffron so i substituted Tumeric (let me tell you. .not a bad sub!) and I didn't have any almond slivers but I had whole roasted almonds. This was so delish! I can't wait to make this again with all the correct ingredients on hand! I served this with baked teriyaki chicken and broccoli! What a great meal!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy saucepan, saute garlic in olive oil until very lightly browned.
  2. Add rice and saute about 3 minutes.
  3. Combine water and sherry; add to rice and garlic in saucepan.
  4. Add almond extract and pinch of saffron.
  5. Bring to a boil, then cover tightly and cook over low heat for 20 minutes.
  6. Season with salt to taste.
  7. To serve, top with toasted almond slivers or slices.

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