How To Cook Wild Rice

A white cocotte with wild rice in it

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Wild rice is a great option for Meal Planning or Batch Cooking. It’s nutty and delicate taste makes this food a delicious ingredient to be used in different dishes; such as salads or Buddha Bowls



1 cup of wild rice

1 cup of water

½ teaspoon salt


  1. Add water and salt into a pot and bring it to a boil.
  2. Rinse the rice and add it to the boiling water.
  3. Cover the pot with a lid and bring it to a boil again.
  4. Turn the heat to medium-low and leave the lid slightly open.
  5. Let the rice simmer for 40 to 45 minutes.
  6. After 40 minutes, check the texture. It shouldn’t be hard in the middle.
  7. If there is still water left, drain.

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