Wild Rice with Cranberries and Caramelized Onions

Side Dishes.
Nutty and sweet, this dish is the perfect accompaniment to roast pork, turkey or chicken. 

Wild Rice with Cranberries and Caramelized Onions


Quantity Ingredients
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup brown rice
1/2 cup wild rice
3 tbsp butter or margarine
3 medium onions, sliced in thin wedges
2 tsp brown sugar
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 tsp finely grated orange zest


1. Combine chicken broth and both rices in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 45 minutes or until rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed. 2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and brown sugar. Cook 6 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and onions are soft and translucent. Reduce heat to low. Slowly cook onions, stirring often for 25 minutes or until they are caramel color. Stir in sweetened dried cranberries. 3. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until cranberries swell. Gently fold cranberry mixture and orange zest into cooked rice. 

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