Easily prepared over the stove or in an Instant Pot, it fits in perfectly with your meal prep time table. Aside from its cooking ease, this recipe can complement almost any Mexican and Asian spiced dishes, making it a staple for all of those experimental cooks out there.
To start, combine rice, broth, salt and saffron in a 2 quart saucepan. Heat until its contents boil and stir occasionally.
Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
Stir in the butter, lime juice and cilantro. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Want to zest-up your meal? This Lime Saffron Rice recipe makes upgrading your dinner as easy as pie and who doesn’t love an upgrade? With the balanced combination of Mahatma® Basmati Rice, ground saffron, fresh cilantro, and lime juice, this side dish has enough pizzazz to steal the show entirely.
Stuck on what to serve with this side dish? This rice dish pairs perfectly with Mexican and Asian spiced dishes – speaking of, have you tried our Mexican Beef Stir Fry or maybe a Mexican beans and rice? Lest you forget a creamy dessert. Using many of the same ingredients from this dish — such as the grains and lime — you can whip up some arroz con leche with milk only!