Fiesta Golden Rice Recipe

  • 3 1/3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crumbled saffron
  • Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 1/2 cups red-wine vinaigrette
  • 1 each red and green bell pepper, diced (1/4 inch)
  • 1/2 cup diced (1/4 inch) red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced (1/4 inch) dry chorizo sausage
  • 1/3 cup dried currants
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Bring the water, olive oil, saffron and salt to a boil in a pot. Stir in the rice and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, fluff rice with a fork and transfer to a bowl. Toss with the vinaigrette, then let cool.
  2. Toss with the remaining ingredients. Adjust seasonings. Add additional vinaigrette if necessary. Serve at room temperature.