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Saffron Rice With Currants and Snow Peas

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“This flavorful rice dish goes well with any poultry, especially game hens.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak currants in wine until needed.
  2. In a heavy medium saucepan, melt butter and stir in rice; cook over medium low heat, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Bring broth to a boil with saffron. Pour over rice; stir in basil, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer, covered, until all liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Stir in currants and wine. Spread on a large platter and arrange quail on top.
  4. Steam or stir fry snow peas and place around edge or at ends of platter. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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