Rice Cooker Saffron Rice

Heather McDaniel


This rice is fantastic! I serve it w/ any delicately flavored meat or fish. Although saffron is expensive, it lasts forever since a little goes a long way. I'm talking, about 5 threads to season the entire pot.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
25 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3/4 c
    onion, diced
  • 1 c
    dry rice (i prefer jasmine)
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 pinch
    saffron threads
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Rice Cooker Saffron Rice


  1. Pour rice and onion into rice cooker. Stir to coat with butter.
  2. Pour in chicken stock, saffron threads, salt and pepper. Stir to mix thoroughly. Cook until timer goes off and rice is soft, about 20-30 minutes.
  3. Top w/ parmesan, fluff with fork and serve.

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About Rice Cooker Saffron Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Rice Reinventions
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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