How to cook Canadian Wild RiceCanadian wild rice is all together a different plant than American wild rice. In fact, the long, spindly needles are more related to wild grass than rice. Canadians have dubbed their special grain Canadian Lake Wild rice, a beautiful and apt description of the rice’s growing environment, where the grains billow above the waters.
  1. Add water to a large pot and add salt to taste. Bring the water to a boil then add rice.
  2. Add aromatics and simmer, covered, until done. About 45 minutes to an hour.
  3. Drain off any exra water and remove the now faded thyme sprig. Let sit for 10-15 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
  4. Enjoy!

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