Fruited Wild Rice With Toasted Nuts Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
DishSpeciality
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Fast cooking long grain white and wild rice12 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Boxes Of 6.2 Ounce)
 Walnut oil/Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon, divided
 Walnut pieces/2/3 cup almond slivers2 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
 Pecan pieces2 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Chopped onions2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dried apricots12 , sliced to make 1/2 cup
 Dried cherries/Dried cranberries1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Minced fresh ginger2 Teaspoon
 Red pepper flakes1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Honey1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soy sauce3 Tablespoon
 Grated orange peel1 Tablespoon

Directions

Cook rice according to package directions.
Add 1 tablespoon oil to large nonstick skillet or wok.
Heat skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute.
Add walnuts and pecans; cook, stirring frequently, 8 minutes or until pecans are browned.
Remove from skillet and set aside.
Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and onions to skillet; cook 10 minutes or until onions begin to brown.
Add apricots, cherries, ginger, pepper and reserved nuts; cook 5 minutes.
Whisk together honey, soy sauce and orange peel in small bowl; add to onion mixture.
Toss with rice.
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