Saffron Yellow Rice

Looking for an elegant dinner companion! Savoring the deliciously different cuisine from the Caribbean was never so easy. Either as a side dish, or the beginnings of your own Paella, Carolina® Saffron Yellow Rice makes every meal a special occasion.

Saffron, a spice from European flower gardens, has a natural affinity for rice. Carolina captures the unique flavor and beauty of this dish with the Carolina Saffron Yellow Rice Mix.

Carolina Saffron Yellow Rice Mix is easy to prepare, economical, and a versatile complement to any meal.

  • Cooking Directions

    On the Stove

    Bring 1-2/3 cups water and 1 tablespoon margarine to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice mix. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Fluff lightly with fork and serve.

    In the Microwave

    In a 1-1/2 quart microwave safe dish, combine 1-2/3 cups hot water, 1 tablespoon margarine*, and rice mix. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes. Reduce setting to 50% power and microwave for 17 minutes. Fluffy lightly with fork and serve. If your microwave does not have variable power settings, follow your manufacturer's directions.

    Cooking Directions and Other Serving Suggestions

    * For more authentic flavor, add 1 tablespoon olive oil instead of margarine.
  • Nutrition Facts

    Serving Per Container About 2½

    Serving Size2 oz. dry rice mix (57g, 1/3 cup dry rice and 1-1/2 tsp dry seasoning)

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories   200  Calories From Fat   10
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 1g 2%
        Saturated Fat 0g 0%
        Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 750mg 31%
    Total Carbohydrate 43g 14%
        Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
        Sugars 1g
    Protein 4g
    Vitamin A  2% •  Vitamin C  2% •  Calcium  2% •  Iron  8% •  Thiamin  15% •  Niacin  10% •  Folic Acid  20% •  
    Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Enriched long grain rice [Rice, Niacin, Iron (Ferric Orthophospate), Thiamin (Thiamin Mononitrate), Folic Acid], Saffron Yellow Seasoning [Salt, Sugar, Dehydrated Onion, Monosodium Glutamate, Turmeric, Garlic, Corn Starch, Spices, Safflower, Saffron, Silicon Dioxide (Prevents Caking)].
  • Other Information

    Products labeled YES under the ‘Gluten Free’, ‘MSG Free’, ‘Preservative Free’, or ‘Allergen Free’ columns reflect a product which does not contain or are ‘free’ of that item.

    Products labeled YES under the ‘US FDA Labeled Allergens’ columns reflect products which contain that item.


    No Preservatives Yes
    Gluten Free Yes
    MSG Free No

    US Food & Drug Administration Labeled Allergens

    Crustacean Shellfish No
    Milk No
    Fish No
    Eggs No
    Peanuts No
    Tree Nuts No
    Soy No
    Wheat No


    Kosher ** Yes

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