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Wild Rice and Dried Fruit Pilaf

By Lyndsi Patterson Published: August 13, 2012

  • Yield: 6 Servings

Dried fruit and wild rice have always been favored during the holidays, but you can make this dish anytime you want to add a bit of sweetness to your meal!

Recipe courtesy of: California Wild Rice Advisory Board



  1. Combine chicken broth and wild rice in medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 40 minutes or until almost tender.
  3. In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat; stir in onion and brown sugar. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender and lightly browned.
  4. Add cooked onions, raisins, cranberries, apricots, orange zest, orange juice and pepper to rice mixture.
  5. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until rice is tender and grains have puffed open.
  6. Stir in parsley.