Zizania Chicken Salad

Recipe by Lelandra

Found somewhere more than a dozen years ago while collecting main dish salad recipes for camping. Zizania aquatica is the Latin name for wild rice. It was an AP article http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2202&dat=19960911&id=Yv4wAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tOUFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5126,1108776

Top Review by Starrynews

Yum, this is a great salad! Lots of texture, colors, and flavor make it very appealing to the eye and palate. I omitted the salt by personal preference. Thanks for sharing! PAC Spring '13

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To cook wild rice, rinse 1 cup wild rice. Bring wild rice and 4 cups water to a boil over high heat. Stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 50 minutes or until kernels puff and open. Makes about 3 cups cooked rice.
  2. Prepare Orange-Herb Dressing. Set aside.
  3. Mix warm, cooked wild rice with 2 tablespoons Orange-Herb Dressing; mix well and cool. Add remaining ingredients including remaining dressing. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until serving.

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