Wild Rice

Wild Rice is an easy side dish ready in under an hour. A healthier, tasty alternative to white rice, it's perfect filling side to your meal. 

Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword rice, Wild Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 143 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups water
US Customary - Metric


  1. Rinse the wild rice well, then add it to a pot with the salt, water and bring to a boil on medium high heat.
  2. Cover and reduce heat to a simmer, cooking for 50-55 minutes.

  3. Remove from the heat, let sit covered for 5 minutes then remove the cover, drain any remaining water and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Wild Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 303mg13%
Potassium 171mg5%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.