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saffron rice with chorizo

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Suzy Chaves
Cumberland, RI

A great side dish for chicken or fish.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)

Ingredients For saffron rice with chorizo

  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 lg
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 lg
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 c
    long-grain rice
  • 1/4 lb
    smoked, fully cooked spanish chorizo or pepperoni cut diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 4 c
    canned chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp
    (scant) saffron threads
  • 1/4 c
    minced fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper

How To Make saffron rice with chorizo

  • 1
    Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic and sauté until vegetables are tender, about 6 minutes.
  • 2
    Add sausage, broth and saffron and bring to boil, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in parsley and serve.

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