Crock Pot Wild Rice Pilaf
This delicious side dish recipe for crock pot wild rice pilaf is easy to make and the perfect complement to steak, chicken, pork, or fish.
- Serves: 6 persons
- 2cups uncooked wild rice
- ½cup finely chopped onion (finely chopped )
- ½teaspoon salt
- ⅛teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2(14-ounce) cans chicken broth
- ½cup water
- 2(4-ounce) cans sliced mushrooms, drained
- 1teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 2tablespoons unsalted butter , softened
Step 1Spray a 3-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
Step 2Rinse the wild rice in a colander and drain well.
Step 3Combine the wild rice in the prepared crock pot together with onion, salt, pepper, chicken broth, water, mushrooms, and thyme and mix well.
Step 4Cover crock pot and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours. If you have a newer, hotter cooking slow cooker, check at three hours on high and 6 hours on low.
Step 5The pilaf is done when the rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid.
Step 6Stir in the butter, then cover the crock pot and let stand for 10 minutes. Stir gently but thoroughly and serve.