Wild Rice with Spicy Pecans

Total Time:
45 min
Cook:
45 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Directions
  • Combine the water, bay leaves, salt, and pepper in a pot with a snugfitting lid. Bring to a boil. Add the rice, reduce to a simmer, and cook for 40 to 45 minutes. When cooked stir in the butter, cover again and keep warm.

  • Combine the pecans, cayenne, maple syrup and salt in a saute pan and quickly cook over low heat until the nuts have lightly toasted. Remove from the heat and combine with the cooked wild rice.


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