Sweet Jeweled Rice

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • sauté the chicken in 2 T of butter, turning over and sprinkling with salt till browned but still juicy inside.
  • Cut each slice into about 6 pieces.
  • wash the rice in warm water and rinse in colander under the cold tap.
  • Soak the sour cherries, cranberries and barberries in water for 15 minutes.
  • Throw the drained rice in plenty of boiling salted water in a large pan and boil for about 10 minutes until partly cooked and still a little firm, then drain.
  • Heat 2 T butter in bottom of the pan and stir in the saffron.
  • Spread alternate layers of rice, chicken pieces and the rest of the ingredients, ending with rice and sprinkling lightly with salt.
  • Add the remaining butter or oil over the top at the end.
  • Put the lid on and steam on the lowest heat for about 20-30 minutes or until the rice is tender.
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