Orange Wild Rice Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Wild rice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), rinsed well
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Orange1 Medium, juiced
 Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Finely grated orange peel1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (1 Small Fruit)
 Seasoned pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Parsley1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Frozen peas10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
 Chopped pecans1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Mandarin orange sections3 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1435 Calories from Fat 473

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.4%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 657 mg27.4%

Total Carbohydrates 210 g70.1%

Dietary Fiber 45.1 g180.4%

Sugars 45.9 g

Protein 43 g85.3%

Vitamin A 159.1% Vitamin C 528%

Calcium 42.9% Iron 51.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In large saucepan, saute rice and onion in margarine, stirring frequently.
Add combined orange juice and broth, orange peel, Seasoned Pepper and Garlic Powder with Parsley.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer 35 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed.
Stir in peas and pecans; simmer 3 to 5 minutes longer.
Garnish with Mandarin orange sections.