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INSTANT WILD RICEWILD RICE, QUICK COOK (X15)
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QUICK WILD RICE, QUICK COOK WILD RICE, WILD RICE
Wild Rice (Zizania Aquatica) is not really a rice; it is a seed from an Aquatic Grass. Wild Rice was important to the survival of many tribes in the upper Midwest. The harsh Winters of Minnesota made hunting and fishing difficult and Wild Rice was often the subsistence food for entire tribes. Wild Rice is very dark brown to black in color. quick cook Wild Rice is partially cooked prior to packaging which allows for a greatly decrease cooking time being needed.
The high price of Wild Rice usually makes it a featured part of a menu, the rice has a chewy, nutty flavor. Wild Rice is often served with game, such as venison or pheasant. Wild Rice and Wild Mushrooms are also a great combination in soups or pilaf. Cooked with Cranberries, Wild Rice makes a great side dish.
Bring one cup water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil. Add one cup Quick Cook Wild Rice and cover. Reduce heat to low, simmer for 15 minutes. Rice will be chewy. For a more tender rice, add 1/4 cup extra water and simmer an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork before serving. Yield is about 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 cups.
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