Classic Minnesota Wild Rice Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Classic Minnesota Wild Rice Salad Recipe
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Classic Minnesota Wild Rice Salad

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"Everyone really enjoys this salad; it features wild rice, chicken, and cashews along with plump juicy red grapes. Besides wild rice, the real star of this salad is the dressing that uses curry powder to provide a delicious and unique flavor. And like a lot of dishes, it is best served after sitting overnight to ensure all the flavors get a chance to know each other!!"

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 45 mins

Directions

  1. Bring the wild rice and chicken broth to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender but not mushy, 30 to 45 minutes. Drain off any excess liquid, fluff the rice with a fork, and cook uncovered 5 minutes more. Remove from heat and let the rice cool thoroughly in refrigerator, about 1 hour.
  2. Transfer wild rice to a large salad bowl and toss with cooked chicken, grapes, cashews, and water chestnuts. Whisk mayonnaise, seasoned salt, soy sauce, and curry powder in a separate bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss again. Chill thoroughly, at least 1 hour or overnight for best flavor.
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Mar 09, 2015

I love wild rice salads, and this was a very tasty one. I left out water chestnuts (not my favorite food item), but otherwise I kept to the recipe. I used this to extend some leftovers, and I was a happy camper! My rice, by the way, was from Wisconsin (sorry Minnesota!), and it was a darker variety than what I'm normally used to. I would definitely make this again! I think apples would be good with this, too. Thanks, Scott N!

 
Jun 19, 2015

This was a good salad. I made it exactly as written for a family gathering, and people enjoyed it. I also doubled the recipe and took it to a church function - no leftovers! I'm going to make it again this weekend and will use pecans. I love the crunch that the nuts and water chestnuts add. I also love not having to halve the grapes. Saves time and just as easy to eat!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 521 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.5 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 43.6 g
  • 67%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 11.8 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 913 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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