Wild Rice With Dried Cranberries and Apricots

Dried fruit gives a subtle sweetness to this easy-to-make rice salad.

Number of servings : 8

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Type of meal : | Salads | Salads

Special diet :


8 ounces (1-1/3 cups) wild rice
4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
3/4 cup dried cranberries
3/4 cup dried apricots, diced
4 green onions (scallions), sliced
Peel of one orange, grated
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring wild rice and chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 50 minutes or until tender. Drain rice; discard broth.
  2. Add cranberries, apricots, green onions, orange peel, orange juice, olive oil, rosemary, salt, and pepper and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve chilled. For food-safety reasons, do not let salad sit at room temperature for more than 2 hours.

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