Million Dollar Wild Rice
Comments: Wild rice should be cooked 'al dente'.
Excellent with poultry, game birds, meat and fish.
Servings: 6
  • 3 cups [750 mL] chicken broth
  • 1 cup [250 mL] wild rice
  • 5 tablespoons [75 g] butter, divided
  • 8 ounces [227 g] fresh Shiitake mushrooms, stems removed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Into a medium saucepan, bring together broth and wild rice to a boil.
  • Lower heat to low, cover and leave to simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Well drain then transfer wild rice into an 8-cup [2-L] baking dish.
  • Stir in 2 tablespons [30 g] of the butter and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 250F [120C].
  • Over medium-high heat, melt remaining butter into a large skillet.
  • Fry mushrooms for approximately 4 minutes, until tender.
  • Stir mushrooms into wild rice.
  • Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Cover baking dish and bake wild into preheated oven for 20 mintues.