Stir Fried Wild Rice Recipe. Prized for its nutty flavor and pleasantly chewy texture, wild rice is not a true rice at all. Its actually the seed of a marsh grass native to the northern Great Lakes region, where it is harvested by Native Americans.
Recipe courtesy of Williams-Sonoma
- 2 cups chicken stock
- 1 cup wild rice
- 1/4 cup sesame oil
- 1/2 cup chopped bok choy
- 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
- 1/4 cup julienned red bell pepper
- 1/4 cup diced poblano chili
- 1/4 cup bean sprouts
- 1/4 cup chopped scallions
- 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
- 1 In a saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the stock and wild rice. Cover and cook until tender, 40 to 50 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand for 10 minutes.
- 2 In a wok over high heat, warm the sesame oil. When hot, add the bok choy and stir-fry for 15 seconds. Add the garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 15 seconds.
- 3 Stir in the bell pepper, poblano chili, bean sprouts and scallions, then stir in the wild rice.
- 4 Add the hoisin sauce, cilantro and lime juice and stir to mix. Serve immediately.