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Zizania Chicken Salad (Wild Rice)

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • ----------------------------ORANGE HERB DRESSING----------------------------
  • 1/4 c Fresh orange juice
  • 2 tb White-wine vinegar
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Grated orange peel
  • 1 ts Fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 ts Minced fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Bottled hot pepper sauce


3 c Cooked wild rice; still warm
1 Skinless boneless chicken
-breast; cooked (2 cups
2 c Seedless grapes
1/4 c Chopped celery
1/4 c Chopped green onions
2 tb Chopped walnuts
2 tb Chopped parsley
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper

The salad gets its name from *Zizania aquatica,* the Latin name for wild
rice. Try with other rice varieties, like red basmati.
Prepare the wild rice and set aside to cool a bit.

Prepare the dressing. Mix warm rice with 2 tablespoons Orange-Herb
Dressing. Set aside.
Poach or otherwise cook the chicken. Set aside to cool a bit. Cube into
bite sized pieces.
Assemble the salad; toss with the remaining dressing. Serve chilled.

To make about 3 cups of cooked wild rice: rinse 1 cup wild rice. Bring wild
rice and 4 cups water to a boil over high heat. Stir. Reduce heat, cover
and simmer about 50 minutes or until kernels puff and open. Makes about 3
cups cooked rice.

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