Wild Rice and Cranberries

Wild Rice and Cranberries

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 364kcal


  • 2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup brown rice
  • 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 white onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest finely grated


  • Combine chicken broth and both rices in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 45 minutes or until rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and brown sugar. Cook 6 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and onions are soft and translucent. Reduce heat to low. Slowly cook onions, stirring often for 25 minutes or until they are caramel color. Stir in dried cranberries.
  • Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until cranberries swell. Gently fold cranberry mixture and orange zest into cooked rice.


Derived from https://www.oceanspray.com/Recipes/By-Course/Sauces-Sides-and-Salads/Wild-Rice-with-Cranberries-and-Caramelized-Onions


Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg