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Nutty Wild Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patrice Dirksen
Added: Sunday, August 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1c. (1/2 lb) raw wild rice
5&1/2 cups chicken broth (usually use a couple cans broth and make up the rest withwater)
1 cup pecan halves (I often crisp these in the oven)
1 cup dried cranberries
Grated peel of one large orange
1/2 cup (or MORE) of chopped fresh mint plus a few sprigs for decoraion
1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
1/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup fresh orange juic
1&1/2 tsp salt
fresh ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse rice well with cold water. Put rice in large pot with broth, bring to boil and simmer approx. 1 hour (sometimes seems to take longer) until the rice is swollen but not ush. Put rice in sieve and drain but do not press out liquid. (you can also ue a collander lined with cheesecloth). Put rice into a bowl.
Add remining ingredients, except pecans, mix well and let stand at room temp for at least 2 hours or overnight. Do not refrigerate. (If there are leftovers I put these in regrig.) Just before serving, mix in the pecans, decorate with mint sprigs and a few pecns. Serve at room temperature.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 large servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Karen Watson gave me ths recipe.For a large party, I usually bring 1&1/2 recipes. Be generous with the mint - the more - the better, trust me!

 

 

 

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