Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf
Rice Pilaf Grains Holiday Pecans
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:50:10 AM. Recipe ID 11644. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Pecan wild rice pilaf
Categories: Grains, Holiday
Yield: 8 Servings
4 c Chicken broth
1 c Wild rice, rinsed well
1 3/4 c Wheat pilaf
1 c Pecan halves
1 c Currants, dried
1 Scallion bunch,
1/2 c Italian parsley,
1/2 c Fresh mint leaves,
Zest of 2 oranges,
2 tb Olive oil
1 tb Orange juice
In a medium saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add wild rice to boiling
broth. Bring back to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cook,
covered, for 50 minutes or until rice is tender. Do not overcook.
Remove to a large bowl.
While the rice is cooking, in another saucepan bring about 2 1/4 cups
water to a boil. Stir in the pilaf, cover and bring back to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes, or until pilaf is tender.
Remove from heat, let rest 15 minutes, and add to the (cooked) wild
rice. Add remaining ingredients and toss well. Serve at room
* Wheat and wild rice pilaf with pecans -- I originally got this
recipe from the Sunday magazine of the local paper, I served it last
year for Christmas dinner, and it's very good.
: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 1 hour cooking, 1 hour cooling.
: Precision: approximate measurement OK.
: Nancy Mintz
: UNIX System Development Lab, AT&T-IS, Summit, NJ
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