Nutty Wild Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Red Grapes

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  • Published Dec 31st
  • Servings4
  • Calories248
Spectacularly different! Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.

Nutty Wild Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Red Grapes Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Nutty Wild Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Red Grapes for 4 servings:

  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons toasted, chopped pecans

Nutty Wild Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Red Grapes Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Nutty Wild Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Red Grapes easily:

  1. 1 Place broth in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes, or until tender. Drain excess liquid, cover and let cool.
  2. 2 Whisk together lemon juice, oil, and honey in a small bowl until honey is dissolved. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. 3 Place cooled rice in a salad bowl, along with kiwi, red grapes and pecans. Add dressing, and gently toss.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 248 calories; 5.2 grams of fat; 46.9 grams of carbohydrates; 6.9 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 5 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 19th 2008

    I took a reviewer's advice and added a little garlic and ginger to the dressing. I thought it was really good- my husband loved it. I left out the kiwis because they didn't look fresh in the ...

  2. Nov 24th 2006

    I made this salad exactly to the recipe. It was great until the dressing was added. I would make this salad again but the lemon was way to strong. Three people tasted the salad before the ...

  3. Dec 25th 2005

    I thought that the lemon with the rice was a very odd flavor. I had to add some onion, garlic and ginger to dress it up before I even considered serving it. It was much better with the add ...

  4. Sep 9th 2005

    This recipe is loved by our family. We make it for holiday supper. People are generally hesitant to try it, but once they do, they are hooked. I always keep my toasted pecans on the side ...

  5. Aug 28th 2005

    This was only OK. The kiwi and grape added nice flavor, but I could not taste the dressing at all. If I make it again, I will try to add some zip to the dressing with garlic or paprika or ...

  6. Aug 19th 2005

    My husband and I have made this recipe numerous times for guests, and each time at least one person asks for the recipe. Great summer side dish in lieu of potatoes! We use more pecans than ...

  7. Jul 23rd 2005

    I use vegetable bullion for the stock as it adds more flavor. This is one of the most versatile wild rice recipes I have made. I used mandarin oranges, green grapes and dried cranberries f ...

  8. Feb 28th 2004

    Wow. :) One of my favorite salad recipes of all times! Have made it on several occasions and everyone has always loved it. It looks beautiful with all the different colors and has a wonderfu ...

  9. Feb 27th 2003

    Excellent! good as a sandwich or wrap filler, too. Try dried carnberries instead of grapes.