Aunt Chloe's Wild Rice

1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter

1422 N. Rampart Street   French Quarter , Nueva Orleans, LA 70116 Estados Unidos


  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups toasted almonds or pecans
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • (Thanksgiving or Christmas..whole cranberries instead of cherries)
  • 2 cans chicken stock


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease deep (2 quart) Pyrex baking dish. In bowl, add wine, orange juice, chicken stock and rice. Let soak. Melt 2-3 Tablespoons butter. Slowly sauté the following ingredients until onions are translucent: onions/leeks, garlic, mushrooms; red pepper. Add toasted almonds. Combine sautéed ingredients with wild rice mixture and add cherries. Pour all ingredients into a large baking dish. Bake covered in oven at 375 degrees for 1 ½ hours. Check rice to see if it¿s fully cooked (kernel is split and slightly puffed). If not, add ½ cup water, cover and cook ½ hour more.
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Aunt Chloe's Wild Rice