Wild Rice Chicken Salad


Ingredients: Celery Dried Cranberries Cooked Chicken Wild Rice Granny Smith Apples Red Onion Red Bell Pepper Pecan Pieces Olive Oil Balsamic Vinegar Salt & Pepper


1.  Rinse rice with cold water and bring to a boil with two cups of water and 1/2 tsp salt over med-high heat. Then cover and simmer for fifty minutes.

2.   Combine apples, onion, pepper, cranberries, celery and pecans in a large bowl. Then mix in drained cooked rice and chicken.

3.  Shake olive oil, balsamic, salt and pepper in a mason jar and pour over salad; mix well.  

4.  Enjoy warm or cold!  If making the salad ahead, cover and refrigerate.  

Actually a native edible seed from the Great Lakes; Wild rice contains more protein and fibre than white rice.  

You can freeze cooked wild rice.  I usually cook 2 to 3 times as much as I need to skip this step next time!  

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