Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice
Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice is a blend of brown rice, wild rice, crunchy pecans and dried cranberries. It's a festive gluten free alternative to stuffing or a nice side dish to game or poultry.
Servings: 6 -8
- 1/4 cup wild rice
- 3/4 cup brown rice
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 shallot minced
- 1 clove of garlic minced
- 2 1/4 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
Saute shallots in butter over medium heat for a minute or two. Add wild and brown rice, and saute another couple of minutes.
Add garlic, continue cooking another minute.
Add broth, bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to low.
Cook about 35 minutes or until nearly all broth has been absorbed.
Add cranberries and pecans, and finish cooking another 5 minutes or so or until rice is fluffy. Turn off heat and cover.