Fruited Wild Rice W/ Toasted Nuts

Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

This colorful, flavorful rice is an excellent addition to a family get together.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook rice as box directs.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a large non-stick skillet or wok over med-high heat for 1 minute. Add nuts. Cook stirring frequently about 8 minutes or until pecans are browned. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add the remaining 1 tbsp of oil and the onions into the skillet. Cook about 10 minutes or until onions begin to brown. Add apricots, cherries, ginger, red pepper, and reserved nuts; cook another 5 minutes.
  4. Whisk together honey soy sauce and orange peel in a small bowl; add onion mixture and then toss with rice.
  5. (Note) This dish can be served as a cold rice salad: Spoon the hot rice on to a large baking dish and chill in the refrigerator about 15 to 25 minutes then toss with cooled nuts, onion mixture and honey sauce.

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