Wild Rice Cashew Salad

Total Time
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 1 hr

Make this salad in advance and let the tastes meld to make a wonderful side to your cookout pleasure!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a strainer, rinse the wild rice under cold water, drain well.
  2. Into a 3 qt saucepan, put the wild rice and chicken broth; bring to a boil over a high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 45-50 minutes, until tender.
  4. Drain off any excess liquid.
  5. Set aside Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat, add the bell peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes, or until tender.
  6. Add the cashews and green onions, cook for 2-3 minutes longer, or until the nuts begin to brown.
  7. Remove from heat In a large bowl, toss together the wild rice and bell pepper mixture.
  8. For the dressing; In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinegar, olive and sesame oils, garlic, salt and pepper.
  9. Cover and shake until blended; pour the dressing over the salad and toss until evenly coated.
  10. Cover and refrigerate salad for at lease 2 hours or up to overnight to allow the flavors to blend.
  11. To serve the salad, spoon it onto a lettuce lined platter.


Most Helpful

I also use a combination of rices and always get rave reviews. Its a FRESH salad. Thanks.

Oreochic68 June 20, 2015

I had this at a dinner on the weekend. The cook used a mixture of wild and brown rice. It was simply delicious and I had to have the recipe so I could make it, too.

Dreamer in Ontario April 21, 2009

This dish received rave reviews when I served it at a baby shower with roasted turkey. I followed the recipe exactly and it was very easy to make.

melissa_410077461 October 25, 2004

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