How to make wild rice

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I'm so glad you're interested in learning how to make wild rice. It's such a delicious and nutritious grain, and it's so easy to prepare! Here's how you can make wild rice at home:

  1. Rinse the wild rice in a fine-mesh strainer under cold running water. This will help remove any dirt or debris that may be present.

  2. Add the wild rice to a pot or saucepan and cover with water. The general rule of thumb is to use about 3 cups of water for every 1 cup of wild rice.

  3. Bring the water to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to low and simmer the wild rice until it is tender and the grains have burst open, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  4. Drain the wild rice in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

  5. Serve the wild rice as a side dish or use it in your favorite recipes. It's delicious as a stand-alone side dish, or you can add it to soups, salads, or stuffing for a tasty and nutritious boost.

If you're looking for some inspiration, be sure to check out our wild rice recipes and our how to cook wild rice resource guide. We have lots of delicious recipes that feature wild rice, and our resource guide shows you how to cook wild rice on the stove, in an Instant Pot, in a rice cooker, in a slow cooker, and in a crock pot. I hope this information is helpful, and I hope you have a chance to try making wild rice at home.

If you have any questions or need any help along the way, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're always happy to help and we want to make sure you have a great experience cooking with wild rice. I hope you have a chance to try making wild rice at home and I hope you enjoy it!

How To Cook Wild Rice
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 - Microwave
 - In The Oven

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